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Amenia Voters Reject Term Extension For Supervisor; Close Call On Clerk

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Amenia Town Hall Photo Credit: Tom Auchterlonie

AMENIA, N.Y. -- Voters in Amenia rejected a proposition to extend the term of the town supervisor, while a similar proposal to extend the town clerk's term leads by just six votes.

For the supervisor-term referendum, 800 (62.02 percent) voted against, while 490 (37.98 percent) voted in favor.

The referendum asked whether to extend the supervisor's term from two years to four years.

For the clerk-term referendum, the proposal is leading by just 653 votes (50.23 percent) to 647 (49.77 percent).

Returns for all three elections have come in.

The referendum asked whether to extend the clerk's term from two years to four years. It is not clear whether a recount will be sought or if there are any more outstanding votes.

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