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Ruling gives Sausville win in Malta supervisor race

One-vote victory could be appealed

This ballot was one of two rejected by a state Supreme Court judge Thursday in counting in the race for Malta town sueprvisor.
This ballot was one of two rejected by a state Supreme Court judge Thursday in counting in the race for Malta town sueprvisor.
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Paul Sausville has won re-election as Malta town supervisor by a single vote following a court decision Thursday invalidating two votes for his opponent. Sausville was declared the winner of the Nov. 5 election after a state Supreme Court judge ruled that two absentee ballot votes for his challenger, Democrat Cynthia Young, shouldn’t be counted. Judge Robert Chauvin’s decision on the contested ballots gave Sausville, a Republican four-term incumbent, the edge in the final 1,582-1,581 ...


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dbsoxs
November 21, 2013
4:03 p.m.

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Disgusting!

Batman
November 21, 2013
4:21 p.m.

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I hope she appeals and I'm republican, clearly these people voted for her.

KD
November 21, 2013
7:02 p.m.

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This decision is particularly disconcerting. As Batman said, clearly these people voted for her and their votes should have counted.

srkjcrep
November 22, 2013
12:05 a.m.

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Like it or not, NYS law is quite clear on this. Legislature should change the law.

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