Linson Wins Town Justice Primary

Will face Republican Faye Thorpe in November

Camille S. Linson

Camille S. Linson

Camille S. Linson defeated Luke P. Hilpert in the Democratic primary on Sept. 13 for Philipstown Town Justice and will face the Republican candidate, Faye Thorpe, in the Nov. 8 election. The winner will succeed Judge Alan Steiner, who did not seek re-election and later announced his resignation.

Of the 524 ballots cast, Linson received 303 (57.8 percent) and Hilpert received 220 (42 percent). There was also one unspecified write-in.

In the Republican primary to succeed Putnam County legislator Roger Gross, who represents Southeast and did not seek re-election, Paul E. Jonke received 63 percent of the vote and defeated Patrick W. Perry, 283 to 162.

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