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Grube wins primary for Gaines Town Supervisor

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 12 September 2017 at 10:25 pm

VanWycke defeats incumbent Krull for Carlton highway superintendent

Joe Grube won the Republican Primary today for Gaines Town Supervisor, 171-101, over incumbent Carol Culhane.

Grube was the endorsed candidate. He will face Culhane again on Nov. 7 because she has the endorsement of the Conservative Party.

Culhane ran in the primary with Susan Smith, an incumbent Town Board member. She was in a three-way battle for two seats on the Town Board. Smith received 132 votes, the least of the three candidates with Jim Kirby, 208, and Tyler Allport, 153, winning the Republican lines.

Here are other primary results in Orleans County today:

• Barre Town Supervisor – * Sean Pogue, 141; Robin Nacca, 87

• Carlton Highway Superintendent – * Kurt VanWycke, 187; David Krull, 165

• Murray Town Supervisor – * Joseph Sidonio, 262; Robert Miller, 255

Murray Town Councilman (pick two) – * Michael Mele, 367; * Paul Hendel, 349; Paul Hendel; and Michael Whalen, 174

• Ridgeway Town Clerk – * Karen Kaiser, 203; and Tara White, 166

• Shelby Town Supervisor – * Edward Houseknecht, 213; Wendi Pencille, 137

Shelby Town Councilman (pick two) – * Stephen Seitz Sr., 227; * William Bacon, 221; and Geraldine Zinkievich, 193

• Yates Town Councilman (pick two) – * James Whipple, 190; * Harold Suhr, 146; and Howard Pierce, 107.

(Editor’s Note: This article was updated with the full results in the Ridgeway clerk’s race.)

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