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Rye Town: Carvin Wins, Council Races Remain Close

Republicans jumped out to early leads in the races for Rye Town supervisor and council seats.

  • Update: With 83 percent of districts reporting by midnight, and a 1,000-vote lead, Carvin will return as Rye Town's supervisor, according to unofficial election results. Only 81 votes separate Democrat Sullivan from Republican Nioras for a council seat, as of the last tally at midnight.

Incumbent Rye Town Supervisor Joseph Carvin leads his opponent by more than 700 votes with half of districts reporting, according to unofficial election results.

Carvin, a Republican, has taken a commanding lead over Democrat Rico Dos Anjos, receiving 64 percent of votes so far.

Council races are closer, with Republican Christina Collins leading the pack. Only 74 votes separate Democrat Gary Sullivan from Republican Robert Nioras.

Check back for updates.

Update, 10:36 p.m.: With more than two thirds of districts reporting, Collins has built a comfortable lead, but about 100 votes separate Sullivan and Nioras for the second seat.

Update, 12:15 a.m.: Rye Town council results remain at 83 percent. Check back Wednesday for the latest.

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