The office of Binghamton mayor is about to be filled by a new, yet familiar face.

With all election districts reporting in, Republican Jared Kraham holds a nearly 700-vote lead over Democratic challenger Joe Burns. With only 117 write-in ballots according to the Broome County Board of Elections, the lead is insurmountable.

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Burns conceded
seeking to run for New York State Senate

Kraham's father, Jeffrey Kraham, served as Broome County Executive from 1997-2004.

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Women have left marks on everything from entertainment and music to space exploration, athletics, and technology. Each passing year and new milestone makes it clear both how recent this history-making is in relation to the rest of the country, as well as how far we still need to go. The resulting timeline shows that women are constantly making history worthy of best-selling biographies and classroom textbooks; someone just needs to write about them.

Scroll through to find out when women in the U.S. and around the world won rights, the names of women who shattered the glass ceiling, and which country's women banded together to end a civil war.


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