Clarkstown incumbents for highway
superintendent and town justice secured third party lines to add to their
Democratic or Republican party nominations in Tuesday’s primary election.
The Conservative Party line goes to Highway Superintendent Wayne Ballard of New City who unofficially received 261 votes to the 155 votes cast for challenger Stephen Peters of Nanuet. Ballard, who is the Republican Party nominee, also gained the Independence Party line according to the unofficial results with 95 votes to 54 votes for Peter Eckhart of Congers. Dennis Malone of Congers is the candidate of the Democratic and Working Families parties for highway superintendent.
The incumbent town justices in Clarkstown Primaries also lead their opponents according to the unofficial results posted by the Rockland County Board of Elections before 11 p.m.. Scott Ugell and Craig Johns were the top voters in the Conservative, Working Families and Independence party primaries. Ugell and Johns are the Republican candidates for Clarkstown Justice. In the Conservative Party race, Ugell of New City received 300 votes and Johns of Nanuet got 278 while challengers Ed Kallen got 89 and Adam Garth received 46. Kallen of New City and Garth of West Nyack are the Democratic nominees.
Working Families voters cast 52 ballots for Ugell, 46 for Johns, 24 for Kallen and 14 for Garth. In the Independence Party race, Ugell received 103 votes, Johns received 98. Kallen and Garth trailed with 55 and 14 votes respectively.