QUEENSBURY The primary election on Tuesday has already unseated couple of incumbents.
Unofficial results showed Warren County Sheriff Larry Cleveland has lost his bid for re-election, as his challenger, Nathan Bud York defeated him in both the Republican and Independence party lines. York took the Republican line with 3,994 votes as opposed to Clevelands 3,382 for the Republican line and won the Independence line 92-50, leaving Cleveland without a spot on the ballot in November.
In Bolton, Town Clerk Kathy Simmes took the Republican line with 246 votes, while incumbent Alexander Gabriels III received 85 votes, and challengers Ron Conover had 108 and Albert Huck had 30. Huck will run on an independent line while Conover has the Independence line, but Gabriels is out of the race.
In the Bolton Town Justice race, Edward Stewart won the Republican line 391-109 over Richard Sammis.
Horicon Supervisor Ralph Bentley appears to have lost the Republican line to opponent Robert Olson, 242-229, but with 46 absentee ballots remaining to be counted, that tally is not definite. Bentley will appear on the ballot on the Honesty and Independent lines in November. Shirley Hayes garnered 301 votes and Kenneth Higgins had 259 to land on the Republican ballot in November, but Joseph Dooris will remain on the ballot as an independent.
Paul Smith will be on the Republican line in November, defeating Darian Granger 268-223, although Granger will be on as an independent.
The two Johnsburg town board seats will see Frank Morehouse with 144 votes and Eugene Arsenault with 138 votes on the Republican line in November.
Lake George Town Board seats will have Caryl Clark and J. Scott Wood on the Republican ballot with 367 and 359 votes respectively, while George McGowan has the Conservative line.
The hotly contested Stony Creek Highway Superintendent contest will see Neil Bradley on the Republican line with 124 votes, versus Zackery Thomas with 82. Thomas will appear on the Independence line.
In Thurman, the two town board seats will have James Ligon with 84 votes and Leon Galusha with 82 votes on the Republican line in November. Glenda Duell and Joan Harris both have Independent spots.
Austin Markey and Dean Ackley have won the Republican line for the two Warrensburg town board seats, with 395 and 337 votes respectively. They will run unopposed in November.
The highway superintendent spot in Warrensburg will see Gerald Pennock on the Republican line with 294 votes as opposed to Robbie Hall with 183 , Wendell Beadnell with 181 and Rudolph Squires with 24. Hall and Beadnell faced off in a Democratic primary for that spot and the results are too close to call with Beadnell getting 29 votes and Hall with 28. Beadnell will appear on the Conservative line in November.
The Warrensburg Republican Committee, District Four, has John Alexander with 100 votes nd Russ Roseway with 62 votes on the Republican ballot, defeating Austin Markeys bid with 57 votes.