Fredonia May Be Looking To Essek

Voters are pictured waiting in line to cast their votes on Election Day, Tuesday. P-J photo by Carly Gould

The village of Fredonia is likely to have a new mayor after Republican Douglas Essek took a 138 vote lead over incumbent Democrat Athanasia Landis.

Essek received 1,251 votes to Landis’ 1,113 votes. Democrats Roger Pacos (1,511 votes), Kara Christina (1,304 votes) and James Lynden (1,171 votes) were elected to the Fredonia Village Board.

¯ Falconer — Falconer will have a new mayor as well after James Jaroszynski defeated Carmella Catanese, 229 to 121. Republican Timothy Dunn and Liberterian Alan Gustafson were elected to the Falconer Village Board with 242 votes and 181 votes, respectively.

¯ Celoron — Incumbent Scott Schrecengost ran unopposed for Celoron mayor and received 132 votes while incumbents Mary Keeney and Michael Moss each ran unopposed for the Village Board and received 133 and 127 votes, respectively. The same situation played out in Cassadaga, where William Dorman (178 votes) ran unopposed for mayor and Rachyl KRupa (164 votes) and William Astry (169 votes) ran unopposed for the Village Board.

¯ Bemus Point — Incumbent Bemus Point Mayor Bryan Dahlberg ran unopposed and received 89 votes. Village trustee candidates Margaret Richardson (83 votes) and Michele Novotny (80 votes) also ran unopposed.

¯ Mayville — Democrat Nettie Moore received 219 votes to earn a position on the Mayville Village Board over Republican James Warner, who received 158 votes.

¯ Panama — Kimberly Davis, running unopposed, received 76 votes for a seat on the Panama Village Board.

¯ Sherman — Liberterian Party candidate Ryan Sanders and PPL candidate Isaac Gratto were elected to the Sherman Village Board with 119 and 107 votes, respectively, with Democrat Nancy McCormack receiving 53 votes.

¯ Silver Creek — There were no contested races in Silver Creek. Republican Jeffrey G. Hornburg, received 497 votes for town supervisor while Republicans Stephen Romanik and Sandra Harris Lindstrom received 466 and 456 votes, respectively, for the Silver Creek Village Board.


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