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Grace Earns Victory in Independence Party Primary

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Independence Party voters have backed Town Supervisor Michael Grace in his bid for a fourth term, according to unofficial results with the Westchester County Board of Elections.

Grace (113 votes) emerged victorious in the Independence Party primary, held Tuesday night, defeating Ilan Gilbert (57 votes), a former town justice.

In the three-way race for two town council nominations, incumbent Gregory Bernard (96 votes) and Alice Roker (79 votes) topped incumbent Vishnu Patel (63 votes).

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In the town justice race, incumbent Salvatore Lagonia (118 votes) defeated Aviah Cohen Pierson (42 votes).

According to the Westchester Board of Elections, write-in votes will be tabulated by Monday, Sept. 25.

The general election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 7, when the Republican ticket of Grace, Bernard, council candidate Rob Puff and Lagonia takes on the Democratic ticket of Gilbert, Roker, Patel and Cohen Pierson.

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