Newburgh voters chose Mayor Torrence Harvey to finish out the late Judy Kennedy's term in office.

The incumbent Democrat defeated former city councilwoman and fellow party member Gay Lee in Thursday night's primary.

The Orange County Board of Elections showing Harvey winning 76 percent of the vote to Lee's 23 percent.

Harvey, a Newburgh Free Academy teacher, took over for former Mayor Judy Kennedy who died in April following a long battle with cancer.

Lee had been hoping to unseat Harvey to fill out the rest of Kennedy's term, which runs through December 31, 2019.

And 39th Senate District candidate James Skoufis secured a spot on the ballot in November.

Skoufis will appear on the Reform Party line this November.

The state Board of Elections' unofficial results say 84 percent of voters chose Skoufis over Tom Basile.

Skoufis will also appear on the Reform, Democratic, Working Families and Women’s Equality ballot lines in November.

The current assemblyman is running to fill Senator Bill Larkin's seat -- who is retiring at the end of this term.

In Ulster County, Juan Figueroa defeats incumbent Sheriff Paul VanBlarcum in the Democratic primary.

Ulster County's Board of Elections reported that Figueroa secured more than 81 percent of the vote.

VanBlarcum has served as sheriff for three terms, first joining the sheriff's office in 1976.

Figueroa is a Marine and combat veteran and has been a state trooper for 25 years.