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In East Marion, incumbent defeated in fire commissioner race

12/09/2015 10:30 AM |

East Marion Fire District

The East Marion Fire District, which had the only contested fire commissioner election in Southold Town, saw challenger Bryan Weingart defeat incumbent commissioner Joe Vandernoth by a vote to 100 to 56 in voting Tuesday night.

Mr. Weingart will serve a five-year term.

Meanwhile, in other fire districts in Southold Town, all of the elections were uncontested. All were for five-year terms.

• In Mattituck, incumbent David Haas ran unopposed for a five-year term and received all 78 votes cast.

• Cutchogue Fire District incumbent James Fogarty Jr. won reelection with 64 votes, with Arthur Brewer getting nine write-ins.

• In Orient, incumbent Arthur Ruroede didn’t seek reelection and newcomer Peter Nathanson ran unopposed and received all 34 votes.

• In Southold, incumbent Carlisle Cochran Jr. ran unopposed and received all 44 votes.

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