VESTAL, N.Y. (WIVT/WBGH) – Jumping over to the Town of Vestal Supervisor race, Democrat Maria Sexton took home close to 50% of the vote to secure her victory over incumbent republican John Schaffer.

Sexton received 2,670 votes compared to Republicans Ted Wolfe receiving 1,628 and Schaffer with 1,334.

Sexton says her primary focus is to open up government to include the public.

She says she wants to increase transparency by posting town meetings online, conducting regular surveys, and update the town’s website. Plus, she wants to heed the recommendation of the US Army Corps of Engineers and seek grants to raise the town’s flood barriers.

Full election results can be found here.