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November 6, 2013

Incumbents sweep town races|

Tonawanda News — Three incumbents vying for their fourth term in office appear to have beat their three challengers for the Tonawanda Town Board Tuesday. 

As of the News’ deadline, Democratic incumbent John Bargnesi received 4,794 votes or 18 percent of the vote with 64 percent of the precincts reporting. He was first elected in 2006, along with his two other incumbent council members.

Democratic incumbent Joseph Emminger appeared to be the top vote getter with 4,956 votes or 19 percent of the vote as of the News’ deadline with 64 percent of precincts reporting. Fellow Democratic incumbent Lisa Chimera received 4,953 or 19 percent of the vote after 64 percent of precincts reporting.

Democrat William Swanson was re-elected as highway superintendent receiving 6,195 votes or 69 percent of the vote with 64 percent of precincts reporting.

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