Uncontested village elections suffer low turnout

With both village elections uncontested, turnout was low and the results unsurprising.

In Red Hook, Jennifer Norris won her first full four year term after being appointed last year to finish the term vacated by Mayor Ed Blundell. Only 56 voters turned up with 53 casting a ballot for Norris.

In Tivoli, turnout was higher only because the voting machines were in the same place as those for the special election. 166 voters cast ballots with Joel Griffith receiving 146 votes and Michael Leedy receiving 128 votes, both earning two year terms. In another uncontested race, Justice Harold Clark won another four year term with 138 votes.