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March 2018 Long Island village election results

Results are coming in from Long Island village

Results are coming in from Long Island village elections held on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Credit: AP, 2010

Eight villages across Long Island have contested races for mayor or trustees in Tuesday’s elections, with transparency, infrastructure and experience among the top issues facing candidates.


In the village of Amityville, incumbent trustee Tom Whalen won his bid to defend his seat, with 978 votes, defeating Joseph G. Morin, who received 712 votes. Mayor Dennis Siry appointed Whalen to serve as trustee after Siry won a 2017 mayoral race over Trustee Nicholas LaLota; Whalen will now finish out the remaining year of his term.

Two candidates for one trustee spot

Tom Whalen -- 977

Joe Morin -- 717



In Hempstead Village, challenger Jeffery J. Daniels beat incumbent Gladys Rodriguez for a one-year trustee term, according to village clerk Patricia Perez. Daniels received 755 votes and Rodriguez, who was appointed to the position a year ago to fill Mayor Don Ryan’s trustee term when he won the mayor’s seat, got 342 votes.

Two candidates for one trustee spot

Gladys Rodriguez -- 342

Jeffery J. Daniels -- 755



Trustee incumbent Maryann Weckerle has won a fourth term as a village trustee, earning 1,451 unofficial votes, said village administrator Doug Madlon. Weckerle had two opponents: Shawn Cullinane, who got 676 votes and Patrick Pichichero, who got 1,387 votes and the second trustee spot.

Three candidates for two trustee spots

Maryann Weckerle -- 1,451

Shawn Cullinane -- 676

Patrick Pichichero -- 1,387



Mayor Scott Strauss kept his seat after winning 1,006 votes, according to village clerk Joseph Scalero. Strauss’ challenger Larry Werther got 511. Mineola’s two trustee seats have been filled by incumbents George Durham and Dennis Walsh. Walsh won a trustee seat with 992 votes and Durham also won a seat with 951 votes. Trustee candidates Regis and Cristi Gallet received 528 and 536 respectively.

Two candidates for mayor

Scott Strauss -- 1006

Larry Werther -- 511


Four candidates for two trustee spots

Dennis Walsh -- 992

George Durham -- 951

Regis Gallet -- 528

Cristi Gallet -- 536


Munsey Park

In a close race for two open trustee seats in the Village of Munsey Park, incumbent Jennifer Noone and resident Anthony Sabino edged out challengers Brian Dunning and Nathine Yakaitis. Noone received 321 votes and Sabino received 316 votes. Dunning had 275 votes and Yakaitis 269 votes.

Four candidates for two trustee seats

Jennifer Noone -- 321

Nathy Yakaitis -- 269

Brian Dunning -- 275

Anthony Sabino -- 316



In Northport, incumbent Ian Milligan won his second term on the village board with 1,068 votes, according to village clerk Donna Koch. Former trustee Thomas Kehoe took the second open seat, with 788 votes. Joseph Sabia lost with 772 votes.

Three candidates for two trustee spots

Ian Milligan -- 1,068

Thomas Kehoe -- 788

Joseph Sabia -- 772

Sea Cliff

In Sea Cliff, trustee Kevin McGilloway was re-elected to his third term and Henriette Rohl took the second open trustee seat on the village board, according to village clerk Marianne Lennon. McGilloway received 787 votes and Rohl took 648 votes. Terryl Donovan and Elizabeth Baron lost with 463 votes and 493 votes respectively.

Four candidates for two trustee spots

Kevin McGilloway -- 787

Henriette Rohl -- 648

Elizabeth Baron -- 463

Terryl Donovan -- 493


Williston Park

Incumbent Williston Park Mayor Paul Ehrbar defeated challenger Anthony Gagliardi, village clerk Julie Kain said.  Two trustee seats were also up for grabs. Incumbent Kevin Rynne was re-elected after garnering 846 votes.

Two candidates for mayor

Paul Ehrbar -- 732

Anthony Gagliardi -- 322


Three candidates for two trustee seats

Kevin Rynne -- 846

William O’Brien -- 800

Richard Sais -- 341


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