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Grace Wins Second Term as Yorktown Supervisor Besting Bianco

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Yorktown Supervisor Michael Grace won a second two-year term last night defeating Councilman Nick Bianco.

With 86% of the votes cast, Grace, running on the Republican line, received 4,006 votes, while Bianco, running on the Democratic, Conservative and Independence lines, totaled 3,319 votes.

“I really loved that we brought the issues forward,” Bianco said. “I worked with Mr. Grace for two years and I can work with him another two years.”

In the Town Board race for two seats, Councilman Terrence Murphy was comfortably in front with 4,169 votes, followed by Councilman Vishnu Patel with 3,741 votes. Rich Campanaro was third with 3,552 votes and Dorothy Forcina received 2,717 votes.

“We worked very, very hard,” said Patel, who earned a second four-year term. “No matter what we are going to move forward. We will do the best thing for this town.”

Meanwhile, in the race for highway superintendent, Councilman Dave Paganelli led Democrat Tom Diana 3,550 to 3,151. It’s unknown how many votes Steve Gardner received as a write-in candidate.

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