A nine-vote margin is like a one-run baseball lead—if you're on the winning side, you'd like to pad it out with some insurance.
But in the bid to earn the Rye Conservative Party's nomination for town supervisor, nine votes might be a sizable lead.
Amid anecdotal reports of and county-wide that haven't cracked four digits, a total of 135 votes had been counted for the Conservative primary nod.
With 90 percent of precincts reporting as of early Wednesday morning, challenger Ricardo dos Anjos of Port Chester may make it a race. Surmounting a nine-vote lead is not a mathematic impossibility, and dos Anjos could benefit if the three remaining districts are in downtown Port Chester, where he's a familiar face as a long-time karate instructor.
Carvin had 72 votes to 63 for dos Anjos, according to the latest tally. Check back for updates.
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