UNION VALE, N.Y. -- Patricia Tompkins is narrowly leading in her bid to unseat Union Vale Supervisor Lisette Hitsman, according to unofficial results released Tuesday by the Dutchess County Board of Elections.
The results show that Tompkins leads by just seven votes, receiving 586 to Hitsman's 579.
Meanwhile, challengers David McMorris and Corrina Kelley are leading incumbents W. Patrick Reilly and Ralph Mondello by wider margins than in the supervisor's race.
Unofficial results show that McMorris and Kelley have 612 and 576 votes, respectively. In contrast, the results show that Reilly received 549 and Mondello got 537.
In the race for Town Clerk, incumbent Mary Lou DeForest appears likely to have defeated challenger Margaret Thompson, with unofficial results showing that she got 662 votes to her opponent's 478.
In the Highway Superintendent's race, incumbent Richard Wisseman has likely defeated challenger Steven Burack, receiving 672 votes to his 497, according to the unofficial results.
In the election for Collector of Taxes, incumbent Edna Bonk has likely beatend challenger Kathleen Dunham, receiving 675 votes to her 478, unofficial results show.
The incumbents each ran on the Republican, Conservative and Reform Party ballot lines, while the challengers ran on the Democratic and Union Vale United lines.
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