Mayors and trustees were elected Tuesday in the villages of Cayuga Heights, Dryden and Groton.

The polls were open from noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday. While most village elections took place, the Village of Lansing election will take place April 25.

The voter turnout among all three villages was about 15 percent, with 730 people casting ballots in total.

Related: Election 2017: Seats open in Tompkins County

Here’s a breakdown of who won what, according to the unofficial results from the Tompkins County Board of Elections.

Cayuga Heights


✓ Linda Woodard (NHP), 140

Write-in, 2

Village Trustee (2-year term)(Vote for three)

✓ Jennifer Biloski (NHP), 136

✓ Richard Robinson(NHP), 137

✓ Peter Salton (NHP), 139

Write-in, 6

Village Trustee (1-year term to fill vacancy)(Vote for one)

✓ Meloney McMurry (NHP), 138

Write-in, 2

Village of Dryden


✓ Reba Taylor (Dem, Rep), 180

Write-in, 4

Village Trustee (Vote for two)

✓ Michael Murphy (Dem, PDP), 172

Christen Gibbons (Rep), 82

✓ Thomas Sinclair (Dem, PDP), 151

Village of Groton


Faith Elizabeth Tyler (Dem), 134

✓ Christopher Neville (Rep), 226

Write-in, 1

Village Trustee (Vote for two)

David Dematteo (Dem), 168

✓ Elizabeth Conger (Rep), 210

Jeffrey John Toolan (Dem), 84

✓ Michael Holl (Rep), 253

Kelsey O'Connor

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