Schenectady County races shape town, village governments

Unofficial election results from Schenectady County have Kastberg with 1,567 votes, 64.6 percent, and Lombardo had 850 votes, 35 percent.

Village Trustee race results a close call

Democrat candidates in the Village of Scotia came out on top in a close election race, with newcomer Catherine Gatta securing a seat on the Board of Trustees. Democrat incumbent Joseph Rizzo appears to have beaten out Republican incumbent E. Thomas Neals for the remaining seat.

Unofficial results from Schenectady County have Gatta with 1,683 votes, 38.8 percent. Rizzo narrowly grabbed the second seat by 25 votes with him receiving a total of 1,337 votes, 30.8 percent, and Neals closely behind with 1,312 votes, 30.2 percent. When the official results are announced Rizzo can securely claim his victory.

Voters were allowed to vote for two out of the three candidates for the board election.""

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