Unofficial election results are in
FINGER LAKES--The Yates, Schuyler and Steuben County Board of Elections each released the unofficial results of Tuesday, Nov. 8's general election.
Statewide, Kathy Hochul and Antonio Delgado won the governor and lieutenant governor election with 3,021,793 votes (52.42 percent). Republican challenger Lee Zeldin and Alison Esposito lost with 2,695,737 votes or 46.76 percent. Democrats had a strong showing down ballot too, with Thomas DiNapoli winning the Comptroller race with 55.23 percent of the vote, Letitia James returning as the Attorney General with 52.90 percent and Charles Schumer continuing as U.S. Senator with 55.28 percent of the vote.
For the 24th Congressional District, Claudia Tenney (R,C) topped Steven Holden (D), 177,901 to 91,703. The 23rd Congressional District had Nick Langworthy (R,C) defeat Max H. Della Pia (D), 189,022 to 101,643.
In the 7th Judicial District for Supreme Court, Republican and Conservative Judges Jason Cook and James Vazzana beat Democrats Roman Misula and Maroun Ajaka.
Thomas O'Mara ran unopposed in the 58th Senate District, as did Phil Palmesano in the 132nd Assembly District.
The ballot proposal regarding Clean Water, Clean Air, and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act of 2022 passed statewide 3,416,894 to 1,654,091.
At the Yates County level, Republican Jonathan VanDermark outraced Democrat Jason Johnson and will serve as Coroner. In a tight race, voters in Yates County rejected State Proposition 1, with a vote of 50.28 percent against and 49.72 percent for.
In Schuyler County, Holly Sokolowski was reinstated as the treasurer and Carl Blowers and Phil Barnes kept their seats as legislators, all running in uncontested races. In Hector, John White had 1,261 votes to Justin Boyette's 1,209 for town supervisor; Benjamin Dickens topped Paul Bursic in the council member race with vote totals of 1,330 and 1,126.
With a vote total of 19,363-no and 11,919-yes, Steuben County residents voted down the redistricting proposal, which would have reduced the number of districts in the county from 13 to 11, without changing the number of legislators (17).