Southold Democrats have announced that they are not conceding a loss for town council candidate Mary Eisenstein or highway superintendent candidate Eugene Wesnofske until the absentee ballots are counted by the county board of elections.
“There are currently 517 uncounted absentee ballots at the Board of Elections, which could potentially swing one or both of those races in the favor of our candidates,” the Southold Democrats’ campaign manager Kathryn Casey Quigley said in a statement.
Unofficial results published by the Suffolk County Board of Elections show Eisenstein trailing Republican incumbent Robert Ghosio by 123 votes in balloting tabulated by voting machines on Tuesday. Republican incumbent highway superintendent Vincent Orlando leads Wesnofske by 287 votes.
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