While many voters were anxious for the Presidential winner, other local races were included in Tuesday's election.
For the state Senate's 60th District, incumbent Mark Grisanti (R) won over his opponents with 50 percent of the vote. Michael Amodeo (D) received 36 percent of the vote, Charles Swanick (C) received 12 percent and Gregory Davis (WF) received 2 percent. The 60th District spans from the town of Brant north around the city of Buffalo to Grand Island.
CATTARAUGUS - For county coroner, Bradley M. Spink (R,C,I) won over David G. Siafakas (D) with a vote total of 11,861 to 7,214.
ERIE - For Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw (R, C, I) won over David Shenk (D, WF). The seat was left vacant following Mark Poloncarz's election as county executive last year.
CHAUTAUQUA - Ripley voters headed to the polls Tuesday to decide on a proposition for the town to appropriate $28,160 for the Ripley Free Library Association. This is an increase of $2,560 over last year. It was approved 518 to 311.
CATTARAUGUS - There were several local contested races in the county. In the town of Leon there were two contested races. For town justice, Ashley E. Milliman (R) won over Montgomery L. Sticek (Taxpayers Party) with a vote of 200 to 64. For a seat on the town council, Jerome C. Ellis Sr. (People For Change) won over Amy S. Brookover (Constitutionalist) with a vote of 108 to 100. For the town of Perrysburg, incumbent Lori A. Dankert (D,R) has won re-election for town justice. She beat Constance M. Johnson (C,I) with a vote of 386 to 274.
ERIE - In the town of Collins Walter C. Cain beat Matthew L. Smith for Town Justice with a vote of 1,301 to 154. Cain ran on the Democrat, Republican, Conservative and Independence lines while Smith ran on the Working Families line.
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