Both candidates in Batavia worked very hard. Congratulations to Katie for her win and congratulations to Dan for putting in the effort and running a clean, gracious campaign. Both of these people are going to be very involved in Batavia's future. We're lucky to have them.
Party-backed candidate wins Batavia's Third Ward primary
Submitted by Howard Owens on September 14, 2011 - 6:59am
Kathryn Balbick-Bellamy won the Democratic primary for the Third Ward City Council seat Tuesday.
She beat Dan Jones 46-19.
Balbick-Bellamy was the party-backed candidate, with Jones deciding to run after party leaders made their nomination choice.
In Darien, winning the Republican primary for town board were Kathryn Phelps and Michael Fix. Phelps had 74 votes, Fix 70, with David Riker picking up 13.
In Bergen, Michael Johnson won the Republican primary for highway superintendent with 108 votes over Chad Roggow, 52.
In Alexander, William Schmieder picked up 108 votes while Roy Haller had 111, giving them both wins in the town board Republican primary over Eric Wagner, who had 93 votes.