TARRYTOWN, N.Y. Thomas Basher, Mary McGee and Robert Hoyt were reelected to the Tarrytown Board of Trustees Tuesday night, according to unofficial results announced at the incumbents' election party.
Basher, McGee and Hoyt received 693, 660 and 684 votes respectively. Alison Boldyrev received 268 votes, Eleanor Miscioscia received 236 votes and Christine Miscioscia received 231 votes.
"I feel relieved and gratified that the people of Tarrytown have reelected me for the 11th time," Basher said. "My parents both did it, I've been doing it for 20 years now, I enjoy the conduct of people and doing whatever I can to make their lives however easier or more fulfilling that I can."
Six candidates ran for three open seats to serve a two-year term on the Tarrytown Board of Trustees. The trustee salary is $2,400 per year.
Hoyt, McGee and Basher ran as candidates on the Democratic and Tarrytown United party lines. Boldyrev and Miscioscias ran on the Republican and Tarrytown First lines.
McGee is a homemaker and has lived in Tarrytown for more than 30 years. She has served on the board of trustees and the board of education of the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns as well as several other local organizations. McGee said she decided to run for reelection because there was still much that needed to be done.
"It feels wonderful and I'm very greatful for the continuing support of the people of Tarrytown, McGee said.
Hoyt is a senior manager at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and is a life-long resident of Tarrytown. He has served as village trustee for six years and volunteers with the Tarrytown Volunteer Fire Department and Tarrytown Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Hoyt said he decided to run for reelection because he wanted to continue to help address residents' concerns.
"Its time to get back to work," Hoyt said. "Tomorrow's another day, we've got to roll up our sleeves, we've got a lot of projects going on here."
Basher is president of Laser Print, Inc. and has lived in Tarrytown for most of his life. Basher has served as a village trustee for 20 years and has been a member of several local organizations throughout the years. He said he decided to run for reelection to see the completion of several village projects begun while he served as trustee.
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