With the counting of absentee ballots, results of the June 22 primary races are now official.
Incumbent Orange County Legislator Kevindaryán Luján received 59.51% percent of the vote in the Democratic primary for the 4th Legislative District. Luján defeated Gabrielle Hill 319-216 with one write-in.
In the Democratic Primary for the sixth legislative district, Genesis Ramos was an easy winner over Roger D. Ramjug (394-188 with 3 write-in votes). Ramos received 67.35 percent of the vote.
In the Orange County Legislator, District 17 Republican Primary Incumbent Mike Anagnostakis scored a commanding victory over challenger Patricia Maher of Walden.
With absentee ballots counted, the Orange County Board of Elections results report that Anagnostakis received 732 votes while Maher has earned 280. There was also one write-in ballot.
The 17th Legislative District encompasses the entire Village of Walden as well as parts of the towns of Montgomery and Newburgh. Excluding the absentee votes, Anagnostakis received 281 votes from the Town of Montgomery and 205 votes from the Town of Newburgh. Maher earned 205 votes from the Town of Montgomery and 64 votes from the Town of Newburgh. The one write-in ballot was cast by a Town of Montgomery resident.
The final tally grew to 72.3 percent for Anagnostakis, versus 27.7 percent for Maher, after he garnered 246 of the 257 absentee votes cast and counted.
In the race for Newburgh City Council Ward 1; Giselle L. Martinez captured 54.7 percent of the vote. With 198 votes, she defeated Schnekwa McNeil (110) and Gay Lee (41), with 13 write-ins.