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Kavesh Wins By 8; Hogan Wants Recount

Nyack, Sept. 16: The Rockland County Board of Election reports that Richard Kavesh has won the Democratic Party primary election for Mayor of Nyack by eight votes. Here are the vote counts and percentages:

Votes Percent
Kavesh 286 32.5%
Hogan 278 31.6%
Lorenzini 233 26.4%
Olive 84 9.5%

Richard Kavesh’s campaign has provided different vote counts based on totals from their poll watchers. They are:

Kavesh 292; Lorenzini 227, Hogan 164, Olive 98

A spokesman for the Rockland County Board of Elections says the results on the BOE’s Website are preliminary and that all races will be “recanvassed” by Thursday. The Journal News reports that Hogan will ask for a recount, saying the results “a little too close.”

Although disappointed in the turnout, Kavesh says “I’m humbled and gratified by the voters who responded to my eight years as a trustee and my vision for the future for Nyack.”

Hogan will appear on the ballot in the November general election on the Independence and Preserve Nyack tickets.

Sources: Rockland County Board of Elections, Journal News 9/16

Special thanks to Palisades Hudson Financial Group LLC for their sponsorship of Election 2009 Coverage on NyackNewsAndViews.

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