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November 6, 2013

Some Delaware races still too close to call

By Mark Boshnack Staff Writer
The Daily Star

---- — With voters deciding the outcome of 10 supervisor races in Delaware County, there were two incumbents defeated and two more trailing in the unofficial totals Tuesday, board of elections officials said.

Absentee ballots will be counted in about a week.

In Meredith, incumbent Keitha Capouya, a Democrat, lost to challenger James Ellis, a Republican, by a total of 297-242. There were 50 absentee ballots to be counted.

The Middletown race was too close to call with challenger Nelson Delameter, a Democrat, ahead of incumbent Marjorie Miller, also a Democrat, 489-467. There are 107 absentee ballots to be counted.

In Colchester, challenger Arthur Merrill, a Republican, defeated incumbent Cindy Donofrio, a Democrat, 362-290, with 47 absentee ballots still out.

Delhi incumbent Pete Bracci, an independent, was losing to Mark Tuthill, a Republican, by a total of 467-404. There are 69 ballots still out.

In Sidney, Republican R. Eugene Pigford defeated Democrat William Heath by a vote of 638-524 for an open seat.