SARATOGA SPRINGS: Johnson unseats Keehn

When asked if she would run again, Keehn wouldn't commit to another possible mayoral race, but said she will have a presence in city politics.

"I can tell you I'll be at the City Council meetings," she said "If you think that I am going away, I can tell you I am not."

In other contested elections, Jane Weihe, a former city Democratic Committee chairwoman, challenged Republican Ivins, 51, for city finance commissioner. Current finance commissioner Matthew McCabe chose not to seek re-election after two terms in office. Ivins tallied 3,924 votes to Weihe's 3,770 according to the unofficial tally by the Saratoga County Board of Elections.

Democratic incumbent Public Safety Commissioner Ron Kim, 48, was challenged by Republic Richard Wirth, 58, who owns a private investigation business. Kim retained his seat by garnering 4,310 votes to Wirth's 2,431.

If the unofficial tallies stand, City Council will have gone from having zero Republicans (McCabe, the only non-Democrat on the current City Council, ran as an Independent) to being Republican-controlled by a margin of 3-to-2. Only two Democrats would remain on the City Council: Kim and Accounts Commissioner John Franck, who ran unopposed.

A Republican also stole a Democrat seat in the at-large city Supervisor election. Republican Matthew Veitch beat out incumbent supervisor Cheryl Keyrouze by a margin of 4,312 to 3,847. Yepsen garnered the most votes for supervisor with 4,697.""

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