WENY News - Weinstein comes up short in bid for Corning mayor

Weinstein comes up short in bid for Corning mayor

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     CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) -- Mayoral candidate, Nick Weinstein, met with supporters Tuesday evening at a restaurant on Market Street.

     About fifteen people showed up to Little Boomers Burrito Bar in support of Weinstein.

     The twenty-four year old ran against deputy mayor Bill Bolland.

     Weinstein officially announced his he would be running for city mayor back in early June.

     He was on the ballot as a Republican, Conservative and Independent. 

     The lifelong Corning resident is has also served as the city's Republican chairman.

`     "Obviously it's disappointing," said Corning mayoral candidate, Nick Weinstein. "You know you put a lot of work into running for elected office in the city and you have volunteers and donors who have supported your campaign. So, obviously, we would have liked a different result, but the result was decisive. The voters spoke and that's what democracy is all about."

     Weinstein says he did call and congratulate Bolland on a decisive victory and says he looks forward to engaging more young voters in the area.

     Make sure you tune in to WENY News all night long as we bring you your 2017 election night coverage. 

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