No winners yet in congressional GOP or Saugerties judgeship primaries

Daily Freeman-6 months before

There also was no declared winner yet in the Republican primary in New York's 19th Congressional District.

In the Saugerties justice primaries, incumbent Claudia Andreassen and challenger Stan O’Dell are vying to secure the Democratic, Working Families, Independence, Libertarian and Green lines for the November election. 

Primary Day was Tuesday, June 23, but mail-in voting also was allowed because of the ...irus">COVID-19 pandemic. Mail-in ballots that were postmarked no later than June 23 and received by the Board of Elections no later than June 30 were to be included in the final tally.

COVID-19 pandemic Votes that were cast in person on Primary Day and during the early voting period gave Andreassen the lead for the Democratic and Green lines, and O'Dell the lead for the Working Families, Libertarian and Independence lines.

There so far is no Republican candidate for the judgeship. The party has until July 22 to hold a nominating caucus.

In the Republican primary in the 19th Congressional District, Kyle Van DeWater of Millbrook carried Ulster County with 1,856 votes to 1,406 for Ola Hawatmeh of Pleasant Valley.

But with some or all of 11 counties included in the district, a final result is not expected until sometime next week, a spokesperson for the state Board of Elections said Thursday.

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