Alex Gromack Unseated as Clarkstown Supervisor
Supervisor Andy Stewart (D) won re-election to a third term as the chief executive officer for the Town of Orangetown, holding off challenger Michael Moroney (R). Stewart received 56% of the votes cast.
Incumbent trustees Doug Foster (D) and Marie Lorenzini (D) were re-elected as Nyack Village Board members receiving 41% and 39% of the votes, respectively. Joe Carlin, who ran as an independent on the Nyack First line, received 21% of the votes cast.
Nyack Mayor Jen Laird White ran unopposed and was elected to a third term. Robert Knoebel, also unopposed, was re-elected as Nyack Village Justice.
Republican challenger George Hoehmann took 56% of the votes upseting incumbent Alex Gromack in the Town of Clarkstown Supervisor race. Gromack had served as Clarkstown’s Supervisor since 2004. Prior to becoming town Supervisor, Gromack had been a seven term NYS Assemblyman and a member of the Rockland Country Legislature.
Orangetown Supervisor Andy Stewart will have some Democratic company on the Orangetown Town Council for the first time. Only two tenths of one percent separated first place finisher and newcomer Jerry Bottari-D (26.0%) and Paul Valentine-R (25.8%). Republican Tom Morr (24.5%) and Chris Smith (D, 23.5%) finished third and fourth.
Louis Falco (D) won re-election as Rockland County Sheriff, defeating Republican Rich Vasquez 58% to 42%.
Nancy Low-Hogan (D-South Nyack) won re-election to the Rockland County Legislature with 72% of the votes cast, easily dispatching independent challenger Michael Bryceland.
There was a big turnout in the Town Supervisor contests sustaining Stewart and ousting Gromack, with 35% and 34% of registered voters casting a ballot in Orangetown and Clarkstown respectively. The voter turnout in Nyack was 25%.
|Andy Stewart (D)*||5,971||56%|
|Michael Moroney (R)||4,747||44%|
Nyack Village Board
|Doug Foster (D)*||772||41%|
|Marie Lorenzini (D)*||733||39%|
|Joe Carlin (I)||390||21%|
|George Hoehmann (R)||10,186||56%|
|Alex Gromack (D)*||8,086||44%|
Source: Rockland County Board of Elections