Updated: November 19, 2019 07:04 PM
Created: November 19, 2019 11:19 AM
After two weeks of waiting, it appears Paula Mahan has won a seventh, two-year term as Colonie town supervisor.
Republican election lawyers for opponent George Scaringe ceased objections on Tuesday afternoon, essentially conceding the race to the incumbent. Not long after, Mahan was declared the winner.
Mahan held a very narrow 62 vote margin over Scaringe after Election Day. Absentee ballots were being counted on Tuesday.
Hear Mahan's reaction to winning another term, by watching the video of Dan Levy's story.
BREAKING NEWS - Albany Democratic declare victory for Paula Mahan.— Dan Levy (@dlevywnyt) November 19, 2019
BREAKING NEWS - Republican election lawyers have ceased objections, essentially conceding the Colonie Supervisor’s race to Paula Mahan.— Dan Levy (@dlevywnyt) November 19, 2019
COLONIE SUPERVISOR RACE - Lunch break at the Albany County Board of Elections. Mahan leads by 102 votes. 414 absentee ballots still to be counted (in Republican districts). Scaringe needs 62.5% of remaining vote to win. pic.twitter.com/erwQEmQOjj— Dan Levy (@dlevywnyt) November 19, 2019
After counting absentee ballots in 8 out of 61 Election Districts in Colonie, incumbent Democrat Paula Mahan has widened her lead over George Scaringe to 93 votes. (Roughly 600 still to be counted) pic.twitter.com/3sqwHp6obQ— Dan Levy (@dlevywnyt) November 19, 2019
After absentee ballot counting, Democrat Nathan Bruschi has been declared the winner in the Albany County Legislature District 24 race, marking the first time that Colonie seat has gone blue. pic.twitter.com/LddCnMfpV0— Dan Levy (@dlevywnyt) November 19, 2019
Absentee ballot counting underway at the Albany County Board of Elections in the Colonie Town Supervisor’s race where incumbent Democrat Paula Mahan held a 62-vote lead over Republican challenger George Scaringe when the polls closed on Election night. pic.twitter.com/VtePZEAHhF— Dan Levy (@dlevywnyt) November 19, 2019
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