The residents of Mineola have spoken last night and decided to reelect Mayor Scott Strauss for a fourth term. Facing opposition for the first time, Strauss won against former mayor and trustee Larry Werther.
Also reelected were trustees George Durham and Dennis Walsh. Husband and wife duo, Cristi and Regis Gallet ran against the incumbent trustees.
Judge John O’Shea was also reelected to the village court as village justice.
Keep your eye out for next week’s Mineola American for more election coverage and reaction from the candidates.
The preliminary results of last night’s village election, provided by village clerk Joseph Scalero are as follows:
Mayor Scott Strauss – 1,006
Larry Werther – 511
George Durham – 951
Dennis Walsh – 992
Cristi Gallet – 536
Regis Gallet – 528
John O’Shea – 1196