FREDONIA – Two Democrats won election to a very close vote for village board of directors for Fredonia on Monday.
Susan Forrester-Mackay and Phyllis Jones both were elected or the first time to the village board, with about 1,500 voters turning out to vote in Monday’s election. Just 35 votes separated the highest and lowest number of votes for the four candidates running for office. Jones received 397 votes while Mackay received 396. Republican Michael Vinciguerra received 371 and Mary Jane Starks received 362.
Also in yesterday’s Fredonia village election, residents voted in favor of a proposition to move the village elections from March to November, starting in 2015.
Other village elections in Chautauqua County are scheduled to take place on Tuesday, March 19.