November 5, 2013 | 5117 views
Election results for judgeships
John M. Galasso, Arthur G. Pitts, David T. Reilly, Hope S. Zimmerman won the four seats for Supreme Court judge defeating three other candidates in Tuesday's election.
With 99 percent of the districts reported Galasso had 233,507 votes (24.26 percent); Pitts 217,406 (22.59 percent); Reilly 211,304 (21.96 percent) and Zimmerman 136,031 (14.13 percent).
On the County Court level, Republicans Patricia A. Harrington and David P. Sullivan defeated Democrats David Ayres and David Levine.
Harrington and Sullivan received respectively, 140,509 votes (27.86 percent and 140,469 (27.85 percent) with 99 percent of the districts reported. She is a former prosecutor who has been a law secretary to Acting Supreme Court Justice Gerald S. Carter for the past three years. He is currently an acting county court judge.
In the 3rd District, six candidates vied for three judgeships. Erica L. Prager, David Goodsell and Scott H. Siller won defeating Lesli P. Hiller, Frank A. Doddato and Elizabeth Berney.
With 100 percent of the districts reporting Prager got 22,178 (18.14 percent); Goodsell collected 21,95 (17.96 percent) and Siller 21,113 (17.27 percent).
Incumbent 2nd District Court Judge Joy M. Watson, a Republican, beat back a challenge from Democrat Anna M. Grimaldi, 77,564 (54 percent) to 66,911 (46 percent) with 99 percent of the vote reported.
Rhonda Erin Fisher won the judgeship for 4th District Court over Marc Laykind, 43,088 votes (65 percent) to 23,292 (35 percent).