Rochester N.Y.-Stunning the pollsters and the party bosses, City Council President Lovely Warren has defeated incumbent Mayor Tom Richards for the Democratic nod to run on that party's line in November.
Richards still has the endorsement of the Working Families Party, as well as the Independent party. That means he could still show up on the ballot. He told 13 WHAM he will take a few days to consider his next move.
For Rochester City Council the winners were Carolee Conklin, Jackie Ortiz, Loretta Scott, Matt Haage and Dana Miller..
Cynthia Elliot, Van White and Jose Cruz win the nod in the race for the Democratic nomination for Rochester City Commissioner of Schools.
@In other local races, Jack Moore with run on the Republican line in Henrietta for Town Supervisor. In Perinton, Mike Barker wins the Republican nomination.
Barring the resolustion of some vote counts in a few precincts , in the race of Livingston County Sheriff, it appears Thomas Dougherty has won the nod to run as the Republican.
However, Undersheriff James Szczesniak and Dougherty are neck and neck, with Szczesniak ahead in the race for the Conservative nod.
New York City voters did not appear to be in a forgiving mood for politicians whose careers have been derailed by sex scandals. At the final count, Anthony Weiner was far behind in the city's Democratic mayoral primary, receiving only about 5 percent of the vote. Meanwhile, former Gov. Eliot Spitzer has lost his race for the Democratic nomination for city comptroller.