Republicans Control Broome’s Legislature
Unofficial results put Republicans in firm control of the Broome County Legislatures with a dozen GOP lawmakers and three Democrats to be seated January first.
Democrat Anthony Fiala, who pleaded guilty to a drunk driving charge weeks before the election following a collision between his vehicle and a bicyclist on Clinton Street, Binghamton, lost his re-election bid.
The Democrats in the legislature will be Mark Whalen, Kim Myers and Jason Garner.
In other local races, Rose Sotak will remain in the front office in the Town of Union. The Republican defeated challenger Frank Palmisano by over 1,700 votes. Timothy Whitesall is in for another term in the Town of Binghamton but incumbent George Ludington was defeated by Democrat James Tokos and lagged behind Conservative candidate James McKillgan in the Town of Maine.