Vegliante Dethroned in West Hampton Dunes Village After More Than 30 Years as Mayor, as Newcomers Seize Majority - 27 East

Vegliante Dethroned in West Hampton Dunes Village After More Than 30 Years as Mayor, as Newcomers Seize Majority

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Votes are counted in West Hampton Dunes on Friday night. MICHAEL WRIGHT

Votes are counted in West Hampton Dunes on Friday night. MICHAEL WRIGHT

Irwin Krasnow, center, was elected mayor of West Hampton Dunes on Friday night, unseating Gary Vegliante, who has been the village's only mayor since it's incorporation in 1993. His running mates, Regina Mulhearn and Howard Freedman also won election, defeating incumbent village trustees Michael Craig and Harvey Gessin. MICHAEL WRIGHT

Irwin Krasnow, center, was elected mayor of West Hampton Dunes on Friday night, unseating Gary Vegliante, who has been the village's only mayor since it's incorporation in 1993. His running mates, Regina Mulhearn and Howard Freedman also won election, defeating incumbent village trustees Michael Craig and Harvey Gessin. MICHAEL WRIGHT

Irwin Krasnow, center, was elected mayor of West Hampton Dunes on Friday night, unseating Gary Vegliante, who has been the village's only mayor since it's incorporation in 1993. His running mates, Regina Mulhearn and Howard Freedman also won election, defeating incumbent village trustees Michael Craig and Harvey Gessin. MICHAEL WRIGHT

Irwin Krasnow, center, was elected mayor of West Hampton Dunes on Friday night, unseating Gary Vegliante, who has been the village's only mayor since it's incorporation in 1993. His running mates, Regina Mulhearn and Howard Freedman also won election, defeating incumbent village trustees Michael Craig and Harvey Gessin. MICHAEL WRIGHT

Mayor Gary Vegliante, right, with Trustee Michael Craig, center, and attorney Joseph Prokop on Friday night after the incumbents were swept out of office by voters. Vegliante and Prokop were the village's founding fathers in 1993 and Vegliante had only been challenged for mayor once in his 30-plus years in office. MICHAEL WRIGHT

Mayor Gary Vegliante, right, with Trustee Michael Craig, center, and attorney Joseph Prokop on Friday night after the incumbents were swept out of office by voters. Vegliante and Prokop were the village's founding fathers in 1993 and Vegliante had only been challenged for mayor once in his 30-plus years in office. MICHAEL WRIGHT

authorMichael Wright on Jun 21, 2024
West Hampton Dunes Mayor Gary Vegliante, one of the tiny oceanfront village’s founding fathers, lost his reelection bid late on Friday night to political newcomer Irwin Krasnow, who will now... more

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