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Rushville, Phelps elect new mayors on Tuesday

In Ontario County voters weren’t just deciding on the future of the Naples mayoral race. They also had a number of other officials to elect. The results are in and FingerLakes1.com has the rest of them below:PhelpsIncumbent Mayor James Chaney did not run for re-election, which opened the door for Trustee Brian Hemming. He ran unopposed for mayor, which created two vacancies on the board of trustees. Three candidates sought the two available board seats. The candidates that ran for those seats included: Micheal Cheney, Paige Cheney, and Betty Hicks. Results: Michael Cheney and Betty Hicks won 4-year trustee terms, and Trustee Brian Hemminger — who was running for mayor unopposed all successfully won their bids for office. Paige Cheney failed to secure a seat as a trustee in Phelps.RushvilleResults: In a surprising turn of events, incumbent Mayor Jon Bagley was defeated by John Sawers, who received 81 votes against Bagley’s 58. The two open trustee seats were won by Holly Krossber, who earned 100 votes, and Dave Masters, who earned 73 votes.ShortsvilleTwo individuals ran for re-election in Shortsville, and both ran unopposed. Mayor Fred Mink ran for re-election and Trustee Roger Lonneville ran for re-election as well.Results: Mayor Fred Mink with 31 votes, and Trustee Roger Lonneville with 32 votes, which meant those races unfolded as expected.ManchesterAll village races in Manchester were uncontested races, which meant the candidates would move through to victory without challenge. Mayor Nancy Johnsen and Trustee William Henry both sought re-election.Results: Mayor Nancy Johnsen received 29 votes, and Trustee William Henry received 24. Voter turnout was a continued problem, with some locations, like Manchester — seeing just 29 ballots logged in this election.Stay tuned to FingerLakes1.com for all of the latest election results.

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