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Democrats Grab Babylon Town Council Seats

By: 
Judy Mottl
Publication: 
Babylon Village Patch
Democrat Steve Bellone thanks supporters election night. Credit Judy Mottl
Nov
9
2011

Incumbent Jackie Gordon and newcomer Tom Donnelly easily beat Republican challengers. Voters in Babylon Town returned incumbent councilwoman Jackie Gordon for a second term and fellow Democrat newcomer Tom Donnelly to the town board.

As of midnight, with 149 of 154 districts reporting, Gordon received 14,310 votes. Donnelly got 14,286 votes. Republican challengers Tom Gargiulo got 11,518 and Matt Groh received 10,420 votes. Current councilwoman Ellen McVeety, who did not seek election, will fill in for Gordon after she deploys in January for an Army Reserve stint.