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Democrats Take Ossining


Ossining democratic candidates swept today’s election. Current Ossining Village Trustee Bill Hanauer was elected Mayor beating former Mayor John Perillo by over 1,000 votes.

Bill Hanauer was elected Mayor of Ossining today. Incumbents Catherine Borgia, Marlene Cheatham (4th) and Sue Donnelly (5th) were elected Trustees. Martha Dodge was elected as Town Trustee and Sandra Galef was re-elected as State Senator.

The results from Ossining’s election are below, along with Westchester County’s results.

“Thank you to the people who supported me and my team,” Hanauer said to fellow democrats. “I certainly didn’t do this alone.”

He went on to thank his partner of 32 1/2 years, Alan Stahl. Hanauer will be Westchester’s first openly gay Mayor.

Ossining Village Mayor**
Bill Hanauer* 2,676
John Perillo  1,643
Don Debar     396
Ossining Village Trustee**
Sue Donnelly* 3,144
Marlene Cheatham* 2,861
Catherine Borgia* 2,743
Anthony Parise 1,518
Marie Gagliardi    567
Steve Kern    467
Ossining Town Trustees***
Martha Dodge* 2,341
Briarcliff Library Proposition***
Yes*   845
No   608


* winner
** 16 out of 17 districts reporting
*** 100% reporting