Friday, November 20, 2009

Supervisor Joe Finn Defeated by 7 Votes

In the only race left to be decided in Hudson, Supervisor Joe Finn who has represented the 3rd Ward for two terms, was defeated by William Hallenbeck when all of the absentee ballots were counted. Hallenbeck had been leading incumbent Third Ward Supervisor Joe Finn by 18 votes after the voting on election night.  Finn picked up 21 votes from the paper ballots,  Hallenbeck picked up 7 on the Republican line and 3 on the Independence line, making him the winner by 7 votes: 138 to 131.

The Hudson City Democratic Committee congratulates Mr. Hallenbeck and looks forward to working with the Supervisor-elect.