Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Don Moore Elected Hudson's Next Common Council President

Don Moore, seated, Democratic candidate for Hudson Common Council President, is congratulated by Second Ward Supervisor Ed Cross after preliminary vote totals showed Moore edging out Republican challenger John Porreca Tuesday night. Standing left is Second Ward Alderman Abdus Miah and, seated background, Hudson City Treasurer Eileen Halloran. (Robert Ragaini/Hudson-Catskill Newspapers)
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 After a re-canvass of all seven Hudson election districts, the unofficial preliminary totals in the race for Hudson Common Council President, indicate a substantial lead for Don Moore over Republican John J. Porreca.

At present the vote totals in the Common Council President race stand as follows:

1st Ward
Moore - 95
Porreca - 43

2nd Ward
Moore - 111
Porreca - 45
3rd Ward - 1st District
Moore -78
Porreca - 36

3rd Ward - 2nd District 
Moore - 43
Porreca - 71

4th Ward
Moore - 82
Porreca - 55

5th Ward - 1st District 
Moore - 92 
Porreca - 96

5th Ward - 2nd District 
Moore - 80  
Porreca - 158

Citywide Totals
Moore - 581
Porreca - 504

Note: There were absentee ballots 230 issued citywide which are yet to be counted.

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