No surprise in village elections

T here were no unexpected results in Tuesday’s village elections.

As expected, all four incumbents were reelected to office.

Mayor Peter Telisky, Trustee Marge Mohn, and Justice Julie Eagan were reelected to a second term in office while longtime Trustee Mike LaChapelle was also chosen by his constituents to serve another term.

The results didn’t come as a surprise as all four candidates ran unopposed.

Donna Filomio, who received the Republican nomination to run for one of two village trustee positions, was on Tuesday’s ballot, but she had made the decision earlier this month to drop out of the race because of medical concerns and asked voters to remove her from consideration.

The lack of intrigue and a snowstorm that dumped more than six inches of snow seemed to depress voter turnout as less than a 100 people showed up at the polls.

According to the County Board of Elections, Telisky received 79 votes; LaChapelle, 78; Mohn, 75; Filomio, 6; and Eagan, 81. There were also two write-in candidates for mayor but those names weren’t available before press time.

All results are unofficial until absentee ballots have been counted and certified by the board of elections

The results guarantee the makeup of the village board will remain unchanged for the third consecutive year.

Telisky, Mohn, and LaChapelle, all of whom ran on the Democratic Party lines, were all elected to two year terms. Eagan’s term is for four years.

The board will host its organizational meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 1. A regular meeting will follow.

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Obituary: Maxine Carol Willis

Maxine Willis obit photo

WHITEHALL – Maxine C. Willis, 67, of Whitehall, New York, was taken into the arms of her Lord on Sunday […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 06/21/19

Lakes_6_21_19.pdf-web.pdf

North Country Freepress – 06/21/19

FreePress_6_21_19.pdf-web.pdf

Lakes Classifieds – 06/21/19

Lakes Class 6_21_19.pdf-web.pdf

518 Wheels – 06/20/19

518 Wheels 6_21_19.pdf-web.pdf

Obituary: William “Harry” Douglas

William Douglas obit photo

Hampton-William “Harry” Douglas, 71, suddenly went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, June 17th while at […]

Obituary: Marta Ann Hitchen

Marta Hitchen obit photo

Queensbury, NY – Marta Ann Hitchen, 74, of Queensbury and formerly of Granville, passed away peacefully at home on May […]

Obituary: Janice F. Fay

Janice Fay obib photo

Putnam, NY and Wingate, NC –Janice F. Fay, formerly of Putnam, NY passed away peacefully on June 14, 2019 after […]

Obituary: Richard Lee “Dickie” Beebe Sr.

Richard Beebe obit photo

Whitehall-Richard Lee ‘Dickie’ Beebe Sr. of Whitehall passed away on June 6, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was […]

Obituary: Tyler John Eagan

Tyler Eagan obit photo

Whitehall – Tyler John Eagan , 23 of 9 North St., passed away on May 31, 2019, in an unexpected […]

Obituary: Lillian Bartholomew

Whitehall – Lillian Bartholomew, 91, passed away June 12, 2019 after a short illness. She is now in the arms […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 06/14/19

Lakes_6_14_19.pdf-web.pdf