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New Scotland elects nonpartisan team, anti 'big box'

"The voters made a choice," Robinson said. "I'm just glad we gave them a choice."

She also said she was glad to be a part of an "honest, clean hard working campaign."

Tim Stanton echoed the notion. "We ran a clean race," he said.

Lance Luther, the Republican Party chairmen said he was proud of his candidates, and hoped for a cleaner campaign.

"I am disappointed that certain candidates engaged in negative advertising,a smear campaign and scare tactics in order to win this election. However, I want to commend Mike Fields, Roz Robinson and Tim Stanton for running a positive and energetic campaign," Luther said. These candidates worked extremely hard and I think a great number of voters recognized that and appreciated their efforts. Unfortunately, in this election, the divisive and destructive actions by [New Scotlanders for Sound Economic Development] were rewarded, but I hope that town government can now get back to focusing on other important issues that affect our home of New

Scotland."

According to information from the Albany County Board of Elections, the preliminary vote counts without absentee ballots show Dolin garnered 2,148 votes to Fields 1,087.

With seven out of the town's eight districts reporting, LaGrange grabbed 2,196 votes, Mackay, 1,701, Robinson 1,108 and Stanton, 634.

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