Colton, DePeyster primaries decided by one vote; Louisville, Morristown, Oswegatchie, Lisbon, Fowler, Rossie, Clare voters select candidates
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:03 pm

Updated at 10:39 p.m.

GOP primary races in Colton and DePeyster were apparently decided by one vote in voting Tuesday, while Louisville Democrats and Republicans in Oswegatchie, Morristown, Lisbon, Fowler, Rossie and Clare elected candidates.

In the Colton Republican primary for town supervisor, John J. Gray Jr. received 100 votes, while Kevin Beary picked up 99. There was one write-in vote. Meanwhile, incumbent Kevin Hawley, with 158 votes, won the GOP primary for highway superintendent in Colton. Timothy M. White received 45 votes for highway superintendent. Grace Hawley, with 130 votes, and Harold Granger, with 129, won the Republican primary for two Colton town council seats. Peggy Mousaw came in third with 80 votes.

In the DePeyster Republican primary for highway superintendent, Kevin L. Murdock received 36 votes while Robert Chambers got 35. There was also one write-in vote.

In Oswegatchie, Alfred J. Nichols was victorious in the Republican race for town supervisor, with 114 votes. Michael Hebert received 108.

In Morristown incumbent David J. Murray received 83 votes in the Republican primary for town clerk, while challenger Michael J. Moore picked up 51.

In Lisbon Michael A. Baldock won the Republican endorsement for highway superintendent with 233 votes, while challenger James P. Snyder received 11.

In Louisville, Shawn Thompson, with 64 votes, and Patrick D. Carroll, with 63, won a four-way Democratic primary for two town board seats. Daniel O’Keefe received 55 votes while Roy A. Beshaw to 53.

In Fowler, Republicans chose Jeffrey A. Andrews over David L. Spillman for the Republican line in a race for a town council seat, 37-27.

In Rossie, Philip J. Gentile won the Republican line in the race for town justice with 31 votes, while Rebecca Cole-Manners received 10.

In Clare, Jessica Hance was victorious in the GOP primary for town clerk, with 15 votes. Robin L. Ward received 10 votes. Joyce Clothier, with 19 votes, and Pamela A. Hance, with 17, won the Republic primary for two town council seats. Kalysta M. Giffin received 11 votes.

The results are unofficial and do not include absentee ballots.