Politi re-elected in North Elba

North Elba Supervisor Robert "Roby" Politi

North Elba Supervisor Robert "Roby" Politi Photo by Keith Lobdell.

— Essex County Board of Supervisors Vice-Chairman Robert “Roby” Politi secured re-election as North Elba Supervisor against opponent Derek Doty Nov. 8.

Politi received 1,080 votes in the unofficial count released by the Essex County Board of Elections, while Doty received 530 votes.

“I’m pleased with the result, and I think that it was a vote of confidence,” Politi said. “It’s an indication that people are happy with the direction of the town, so we go on.”

Politi also said that he felt the result was an indication of his work as a member of the board of supervisors, who stands as the next in line for the position of chairman.

“There is a lot at stake at the county and we play an influential role traditionally,” Politi said.

In the race for town justice in North Elba, incumbent James Rogers III, defeated Scott Monroe with a unofficial vote total of 733-700. Larry Straight was elected to serve as the Superintendent of Highways in the town, receiving 1,132 votes against 481 cast for opponent David Jones Jr.

Laurie Dudley (Town Clerk), Jay Rand (council), Bob Miller (council), Arthur Aubin (assessor) and James Bishop (assessor) all won election in uncontested races.

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