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Election results

Nov 04, 2014 11:59 pm
[UPDATED: 11/5/2014]
Republicans took control of the U.S. Senate, and the New York State Senate.

Nov. 4 election results:
(I)= incumbent
bold= winner

New York Governor
Andrew Cuomo (I), Democrat, 53 percent
Rob Astorino, Republican, 39
Howie Hawkins, Green, 5
blank 2.2
Michael McDermott, Libertarian, 0.4
100% reporting
Astorino won Greene County with 58 percent of votes cast there, 30 percent for Cuomo, 6.4 for Hawkins, and .3 for McDermmott. Blank got four percent in Greene County.

U.S. Congress
Chris Gibson (I), Republican, 64.4
Sean Eldridge, Democrat, 35.6
31% reporting

Ballot Measures
Proposal 1
Amend Constitution to establish a redistricting commission responsible for redrawing congressional and legislative districts?
Yes 920,670 57.0%
No 693,789 43.0
63% reporting
Proposal 2
Amend Constitution to allow legislative bills to be distributed electronically rather than printed?
Yes 1,278,171 77.6%
No 369,502 22.4
63% reporting
Proposal 3
Authorize $2 billion bond for school technology upgrades?
Yes 1,056,507 62.7%
No 628,106 37.3
62% reporting

Attorney General
Eric Schneiderman (I), Democrat, 1,406,456, 57.5%
John Cahill, Republican, 969,939, 39.6%
Ramon Jimenez, Green, 55,099, 2.3%
Carl Person, Libertarian, 16,598, 0.7
72% reporting

Thomas DiNapoli (I), Democrat, 1,479,754, 60.5%
Robert Antonacci, Republican, 881,171, 36.0%
Theresa Portelli, Green, 67,068, 2.7%
John Clifton, Libertarian, 17,945, 0.7
73% reporting

State Senate District 43
Brian Howard, Democrat, 35.3
Kathleen Marchione (I), Republican, 74.7%
20% reporting

State Senate District 46
Cecilia Tkaczyk (I), Democrat, 42.9%
George Amedore, Republican, 57.1%
51% reporting

State Assembly District 102
Peter Lopez (I), Republican

State Assembly District 106
Didi Barrett (I), Democrat, 15,942, 50.0%
Michael Kelsey, Republican, 15,922, 50.0%
96% reporting
Barrett posted this statement at 11:30 p.m.: "Despite a very tough climate for Democrats, I am very pleased that I will continue to represent the people of the 106th Assembly District. We look forward to adding to our victory with the counting of the absentee ballots. I am grateful to all of our supporters and friends and look forward to getting back to work for our community."

Didi Barrett* Democrat 15,942 50.0%
Michael Kelsey Republican 15,922 50.0
99% reporting

State Assembly District 107
Philip Malone, Democrat, 32%
Steve McLaughlin (I), Republican, 68%
84% reporting

State Supreme Court Justice District
Justin O. Corcoran, Democrat, 34.46%
Lisa M. Fisher, Republican, 65.54%

Greene County District Attorney
Paul Salvino, Democrat 42.49%
Joseph Stanzione, Republican, 57.49%

Greene County Treasurer
Peter Markou (I), Republican, 99.64%
(12 write in votes)

Greene County Coroner
(Two winners)
Hassan Basagic, Republican
John Gulino, Republican

Town of Catskill Justice
Rick Jacobs, Republican, 56.85%
Laura Krzeminski, Democrat, 43.15%

Columbia County Clerk
Holly Tanner, Republican

Copake Town Council
Lenny Barham, Democrat
Terry Sullivan, Republican

Taghkanic Town Board
Linda Swartz, Democrat
Carolyn Sammons, Republican, Conservative
Taghkanic Town Justice
Robert Prochera, Republican (unopposed)

Local Proposals
Proposal Number Four, Library Referendum
Roeliff Jansen Community Library
Shall the annual contribution of the Town of Ancram for the operating budget of the Roeliff Jansen Community Library be thirty thousand dollars ($30,000)?
Yes — 163
No — 248
Proposal Number Four, A Proposition
Should the Town abolish the elected office of Highway Superintendent, with the responsibility for this function going to the newly created, appointed position of Commissioner of Public Works, effective January 1, 2015?
Yes — 513
No — 596
Proposal Number Four, Library Referendum
Kinderhook Memorial Library
Shall the annual contribution of the Town of Kinderhook for the operating budget of the Kinderhook Memorial Library be increased by five thousand, four hundred fifteen dollars ($5,415) to the sum of one hundred eighty five thousand, nine hundred fifteen dollars ($185,915)?
Yes — 2,556
No — 1,306
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