Decision 2023: Election Day roundup

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The results for the 2023 General Election are in. Races this year included Monroe County Executive, County Legislature, State Supreme Court, and town leadership races. You can see the Monroe County election results here. Here are some key races that News10NBC has been following:

Adam Bello becomes first Democrat to get re-elected as Monroe County Executive

Adam Bello has become the first Democrat to get re-elected as Monroe County Executive. He defeated Mark Assini who served as the Gates Town Supervisor for eight years and a county legislator for 10 years. News10NBC spoke with County Executive Bello after his victory and with Assini.

Democrats overtake Monroe County Legislature for first time in nearly three decades

Democrats have enough seats to take the majority in the Monroe County Legislature for the first time in nearly three decades. In one of the most notable races, incumbent Democrat Dave Long beat his challenger, former Republican Legislature President Joe Carbone. Hear from Bello about the historic victory for Monroe County Democrats in this story.

Republicans win seats in state supreme court justice election

The final results for the race for two justice seats for New York State Supreme Court in the General Election is in. Republican Alex Renzi and Republican Joe Waldorf won the seats.

Renzi had a total of 123,264 votes, Waldorf had a total of 107,347 votes, and Democrat Margot Garant had 98,380 votes.

Renzi is from Pittsford and Waldorf from Webster but Margot Garant lives in Long Island. Read about how a Long Island resident got on a local ballot here. You can see more election results here.

Democratic challenger wins Irondequoit supervisor race by 540 votes

The Irondequoit town supervisor’s office is getting a new occupant. Andrae Evans, who ran on the Democratic and Working Families lines, bested Republican incumbent Rory Fitzpatrick. Learn more about Evans here.

Some Monroe County voters says they weren’t told of polling place changes

News10NBC received a few calls and emails from people saying they went to their normal polling place, only to find out it had changed on Election Day. You can learn more and hear a response for the Monroe County Board of Elections here.

Voters approve both statewide propositions

Voters approved both of the statewide propositions on the back of the ballot on Election Day. The first proposal is an amendment to the New York State Constitution to remove the special debt limit for small city school districts, defined by a city with less than 125,000 people. The second ballot proposal is about debt limitations on sewage treatment and disposal facilities. You can learn more about the propositions here.

Voters visit the grave of Susan B. Anthony on Election Day

 An Election Day tradition continued in Rochester. Voters are placing their “I voted” stickers at the grave site of Susan B. Anthony. News10NBC stopped by Tuesday morning after the polls opened.