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The New York judicial elections of 2010 consisted of a Primary Election on September 14, 2010 and a General Election on November 2, 2010.

Overview

The New York Supreme Court, the state's trial court, is the highest level of the judiciary elected in New York. Candidates to run for these seats were chosen at Judicial Conventions, held September 21-27, 2010.

Supreme courts

Race Candidates Details Results
Appellate Division (R):Salvatore Martoche Salvatore Martoche ran for re-election. Salvatore Martoche
Appellate Division (R): Henry Scudder[1] (D): Stephen J. Lynch[2] Henry Scudder ran for re-election. Henry Scudder[3]
8th Judicial District (R):Deborah A. Chimes, Cheryl Green, Mark C. Rodgers, Jeffrey Voelkl and Paul B. Wojtaszek (D): Kevin M. Dillon, Eugene Fahey, Mark A. Montour, Henry Nowak, Catherine Nugent Panepinto[4][5] Kevin M. Dillon, Eugene Fahey, Catherine Nugent Panepinto, Henry Nowak, and Deborah A. Chimes have won.[6]
9th Judicial District (D):J. Emmett Murphy, Timothy J. Drury, Colleen Duffy, Lawrence H. Ecker (R): Matthew J. Byrne, James Maisano, Gerald M. Klein Lawrence H. Ecker, Colleen Duffy, J. Emmett Murphy, and Linda Christopher won the election.[7]
[8]

County courts

Dutchess County

Race Candidates Details Results
Dutchess County Court - Two seats (R): Peter M. Forman and Stephen L. Greller (D): David Steinberg and Marco Caviglia Gerald V. Hayes left office. Peter M. Forman and Stephen L. Greller have won.[9]
[10][11]

Erie County

Race Candidates Details Results
Erie County Court (D): James A.W. McLeod and Kenneth F. Case Both candidates competed again in the general election.[12][13] Kenneth F. Case won with 59% of the vote.[14]
Cheektowaga Town Court (R): James M. Vallone and Dennis A. Delano, Sr. James M. Vallone was up for re-election. Dennis A. Delano, Sr. won with 51% of the vote.[15][16]
Elma Town Court Robert J. Pierce and David W. Polak Robert J. Pierce was up for re-election. Robert J. Pierce.[17]
Sardinia Town Court (D): Ronald Francis Thompson and Marie A. Uhteg Both candidates competed in the general election.[18] Ronald Francis Thompson won with 62% of the vote.[14]
West Seneca Town Court (D): Joseph C. Lorigo, Jeffrey M. Harrington and Nancy J. Bizub Jeffrey M. Harrington.[19]
[20]

Essex County

Race Candidates Details Results
Chesterfield Town Court (R): Kim P. Rennie Kim P. Rennie was up for re-election. Kim P. Rennie[21]
Minerva Town Court Bonnie J. McNally, Daniel L. Palmer Daniel L. Palmer won with 54% of the vote.[21]
Moriah Town Court (R): Jeff F. Farnsworth Jeff F. Farnsworth was up for re-election. Jeff F. Farnsworth[21]
Newcomb Town Court Andrew Vilnis Stengrevics Andrew Vilnis Stengrevics was up for re-election. Andrew Vilnis Stengrevics[21]
Ticonderoga Town Court (D): Keith A. Dolbeck Keith A. Dolbeck was up for re-election. Keith A. Dolbeck[21]
Willsboro Town Court (R): Bradley L. Paye Bradley L. Paye was up for re-election. Bradley L. Paye[21]
Wilmington Town Court Robert Kirby Robert Kirby was up for re-election. Robert Kirby[21]
[22]

Greene County

Race Candidates Details Results
Greene County Court (D) & (I): David Woodin (R): Charles Tailleur Both candidates competed in the General Election.[23] Charles Tailleur won with 61% of the vote.[24]
[25]

[26]

Herkimer County

Race Candidates Details Results
Herkimer County Family Court (R): John Brennan (D): Mary Iocovozzi Henry A. LaRaia left office.[27] John Brennan won with 52% of the vote.[28]

Monroe County

Race Candidates Details Results
Monroe County Court - 3 seats (D): Karen L. Morris, Kelly C. Wolford and Vincent J. Rizzo (R): James J. Piampiano, Vincent Marcel Dinolfo, Vicki Argento[29] James J. Piampiano, Vincent Marcel Dinolfo, and Vicki Argento have won with 18.6%, 19.3%, and 17% of the vote, respectively.[30]
Monroe County Family Court (D): La Marr Jackson (R): John B. Gallagher John J. Rivoli is leaving office. (R): John B. Gallagher won the primary.[30] John B. Gallagher won with 60% of the vote.[30]
Rochester City Court (D): Teresa Johnson Teresa Johnson ran for re-election. Teresa Johnson[30]
Clarkson Town Court (D): Jeffrey J. Harradine (R): Christopher T. Wilcox Christopher T. Wilcox was up for re-election. Christopher T. Wilcox is currently winning with 74% of the vote.[30]
Riga Town Court (R): Richard E. Stowe Joseph J. Steinwachs left office. Richard E. Stowe[30]
Sweden Town Court (R): Robert P. Connors Robert P. Connors was up for re-election. Robert P. Connors[30]
Fairport Village Court (R): Vincent M. Barone Vincent M. Barone was up for re-election. Vincent M. Barone[30]
[31]

Nassau County

Race Candidates Details Results
Nassau County 4th District Court Margaret C. Reilly and Joseph Terino Jr. Margaret C. Reilly ran for re-election. Margaret C. Reilly won with 64% of the vote.
[32]

Onondaga County

Race Candidates Details Results
Cicero Town Court Robert J. Bertrand and Douglas M. DeMarche, Jr. Carl T. Putzer is leaving office. Douglas M. DeMarche, Jr.[33]
[34]

Ontario County

Race Candidates Details Results
Farmington Town Court (R): Morris H. Lew Morris H. Lew was up for re-election. Morris H. Lew[35]
Hopewell Town Court (R): Larry Glod, Sr., Jason Mark and Doreen L. Smithling Doreen L. Smithling won with 74.8% of the vote.[35][36]
[37]

Orleans County

Race Candidates Details Results
Orleans County Court (R): James P. Punch and Paul D. Fuller James P. Punch won with 78% of the vote.[38]
[39]

Oswego County

Race Candidates Details Results
Oswego County Court (I): Thom Benedetto, David J. Roman, Donald E. Todd Donald E. Todd won with 59% of the vote.[40]
[41][42][43]

Putnam County

Race Candidates Details Results
Putnam County Court Kevin Griffin and James T. Rooney James T. Rooney was up for re-election. James T. Rooney won with 65% of the vote.[44]
[45]

Queens County

Race Candidates Details Results
Queens County Surrogate's Court Peter J. Kelly Robert L. Nahman left office. Peter J. Kelly
[46]

Rockland County

Race Candidates Details Results
Ramapo Town Court (D):David J. Stein and Noah Weinberg David J. Stein was up for re-election and won the primary.[47] David J. Stein won with 70% of the vote.[48]
[49]

Saratoga County

Race Candidates Details Results
Saratoga County Family Court Robert Rybak, Jennifer Jensen Bergan, and Gilbert Abramson Gilbert Abramson was up for re-election, but was defeated in the primary by Jennifer Jensen Bergan, who faced Robert Rybak in the general election.[50][51] Jennifer Jensen Bergan won with 57% of the vote.[52]
[53]

Schenectady County

Race Candidates Details Results
Schenectady County Court (D): Christine M. Clark and Bruce S. Trachtenberg Jo Anne Assini left office. Christine M. Clark won the primary.[54]
[55]

Sullivan County

Race Candidates Details Results
Sullivan County Court Michael McGuire Burton Ledina is leaving office. Michael McGuire won the primary.
[56]

Ulster County

Race Candidates Details Results
Kingston City Court (D): Lawrence E. Ball (R): Michael Bruhn, Jr. Lawrence E. Ball ran for re-election and competed with Michael Bruhn, Jr. in the general election.[57] Lawrence E. Ball won with 58% of the vote.[58]
[59]

Westchester County

Race Candidates Details Results
Yonkers City Court (R): Richard F. Sweeney Sweeney ran for re-election. Thomas R. Daly, Robert Cerrato, and Ed Gaffney have won.[60]
[61]

See also

External links

References

  1. Judge Scudder's campaign website
  2. Democrat and Chronicle, "Several court, local races on ballot," October 24, 2010
  3. Rochester Homepage, "Supreme Court Seat to Republican Henry Scudder," November 2, 2010
  4. I-Newswire, "Judge Deborah Chimes Endorsed for New York State Supreme Court," September 28, 2010
  5. League of Women Votes of Buffalo Niagara, New York State Supreme Court Justice, 8th District
  6. New York state certified elections results
  7. Daily Freeman, "Democratic sweep likely in 9th Judicial District," November 3, 2010
  8. Larchmont-Mamaroneck Patch, "Major Parties Nominate Candidates for NYS Supreme Court, 9th Judicial District," September 24, 2010
  9. Dutchess Board of Elections, Unofficial Election Results
  10. ‘ ‘’Daily Freeman’’, “Dutchess Family Court Judge Forman to seek county court bench,” April 29, 2010
  11. Daily Freeman, "Four people seeking two county judgeships in Dutchess," October 27, 2010
  12. BuffaloNews.com, "Contest for Erie County Court could be decided during primaries," August 28, 2010
  13. Erie County, Unofficial Primary Election Results, County Races
  14. 14.0 14.1 Erie County election results
  15. Erie County, Unofficial Primary results, Cheektowaga Town Justice
  16. WKBW.com, 2010 Primary Election
  17. Erie County, Unofficial Primary results, Elma Town Justice
  18. Erie County, Unofficial Primary results, Sardinia Town Justice
  19. Erie County, Unofficial Primary results, West Seneca Town Justice
  20. Erie County Board of Elections, 2010 Primary Candidates List
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 21.4 21.5 21.6 Essex County election results
  22. Essex County Board of Election, Primary Petitioners
  23. Greene County Board of Elections primary results
  24. Greene County election results
  25. ‘’Daily Freeman’’, “State panel rates Kinston, Greene judicial candidates ‘qualified’,” August 15, 2010
  26. ‘’Daily Freeman’’, “Two vie for judge post in Greene,” June 1, 2010
  27. Herkimer Telegram, "Brennan, Iocovozzi answer questions during forum," October 27, 2010
  28. Oneida and Herkimer county election results
  29. ROCnow, "Six compete for three Monroe County Court seats," October 20, 2010
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 30.3 30.4 30.5 30.6 30.7 Monroe County election results
  31. Monroe County, 2010 Candidates to be Elected
  32. Long Island election results
  33. Onvote 2010, Cicero Town Justice, Unofficial Primary Election Results
  34. Onondaga County Board of Elections, Primary Election Candidate List
  35. 35.0 35.1 Ontario County election results
  36. Ontario County, Unofficial Primary Election Results
  37. Ontario County, Candidate Primary Notices
  38. Orleans County election results
  39. ‘’The Daily News’’, “Attorney forces GOP primary against Judge Punch,” August 7, 2010
  40. Oswego County election results
  41. The Valley News "David Roman could be next Oswego County Court judge," January 13, 2010
  42. ‘’Syracuse.com’’, “Independent petitions filed in Oswego County races,” August 18, 2010
  43. The Valley News, "Three candidates to run for Oswego County Court seat," May 5, 2010
  44. Putnam County election results
  45. Putnam County, 2010 Candidates for Primary Election
  46. The Queens Gazette, "Judge Peter Kelly Candidate For Queens Surrogate," October 27, 2010
  47. Rockland County, Unofficial Primary results
  48. Rockland County election results
  49. Rockland County, Candidate List, Primary Election
  50. Postar.com "2010 primary election results," September 15, 2010
  51. Post Star.com, "Saratoga County Family Court judge resigns," October 18, 2010
  52. Saratoga County election results
  53. ‘’Examiner.com’’, “Unclear why Saratoga GOP endorsed Erika Riebel not Judge Willy Wonka for Family Court Judge,” April 19, 2010
  54. Schenectady County, Unofficial Primary Election Results
  55. Schenectady County, Sample Ballot for Primary Election
  56. ‘’Mid-Hudson News’’, “McGuire to run for Sullivan County Court judge,” March 22, 2010
  57. Ulster County primary results
  58. Ulster County election results
  59. ‘’Daily Freeman’’, “State panel rates Kinston, Greene judicial candidates ‘qualified’,” August 15, 2010
  60. Westchester County election results
  61. LoHud Blog "Yonkers Mayor appoints former judicial candidate to bench," March 22, 2010
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