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03/12/15 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Town Board watchdog Emory Breiner (left) congratulated Al Kilb Jr. on his defeat of then supervisor Art Williams in the November 2005 election. Mr. Kilb and Hap Bowditch Jr. had both tried unsuccessfully to take the GOP banner from Mr. Williams in a September primary. When they failed, Mr. Kilb ran on the Conservative and Independence lines while Mr. Bowditch mounted a write-in campaign. There were no Democrats in the race.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Town Board watchdog Emory Breiner (left) congratulated Al Kilb Jr. on his defeat of then supervisor Art Williams in the November 2005 election. Mr. Kilb and Hap Bowditch Jr. had both tried unsuccessfully to take the GOP banner from Mr. Williams in a September primary. When they failed, Mr. Kilb ran on the Conservative and Independence lines while Mr. Bowditch mounted a write-in campaign. There were no Democrats in the race.

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