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Paul Maroun, mayor-elect in Tupper Lake, joins host of new faces (Source:  Maroun campaign)
Paul Maroun, mayor-elect in Tupper Lake, joins host of new faces (Source: Maroun campaign)

Voters shake up local leadership, incumbents ousted or vulnerable from Ogdensburg to Lake George

The city of Watertown returned incumbent mayor Jeff Graham for another term last night.

And in Ogdensburg the race is still too close to call with city Mayor Bill Nelson, a Republican, holding on to a nine-vote lead over challenger Jack McGrath, an independent.

But in much of the North Country, voters ushered in big changes in local leadership yesterday.

In Potsdam, Clarkson professor Steven Yurgartis will take the helm as mayor after defeating Republican Sharon Hutchinson by a wide margin.

From Malone to Lake George, more than a dozen incumbents were either defeated or chose not to seek re-election. Brian Mann has our story.  Go to full article

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