Written by Christy Hinko: Farmingdale@antonnews.com Friday, 23 March 2012 00:00
Farmingdale 2035 Party mayoral candidate Ralph Ekstrand defeated challenger Georgiana Sena in the March 20 village election. Ekstrand received 815 votes, while Sena, a member of the Village Independent Party, picked up 639 votes.
Farmingdale 2035 Party candidates William Barrett (824) and Thomas Ryan (784) won the open seats for the village trustee. They edged out Village Independent Party members, Michael Manchin and Susan Miles, with 641 and 637, respectively.
In-person voter turnout was 1,346, while 116 residents submitted their votes by absentee ballot.
The Farmingdale 2035 Party members, Ekstrand, Barrett and Ryan will each be sworn into their new positions at the public village board meeting on Monday, April 2 at 8 p.m. at the Village Hall.