Southold incumbent Republican Supervisor Scott Russell got 4,500 votes, beating Democratic challenger Bob Meguin who had 1,460 votes at the closing of polls Tuesday night, according to preliminary numbers.
Town Board incumbents Bill Ruland, with 3,832 votes, and Jill Doherty, with 3,676 votes, also held the lead over Democratic challengers Marie Domenici, with 2,224 votes, and Nick Deegan, with 1,986 votes.
Incumbent Trustee Bob Ghosio received 3,765 votes, and incumbent Trustee James King received 3,891 votes. Democratic challengers Lynn Summers received 1,995 votes, and Democrat Steve Brautigam received 2,042 votes.
The controversial races for Town Justice and Tax Receiver came to an end on Tuesday night when incumbent Town Justice Rudolph Bruer, with 3,729 votes, beat out Democratic challenger Brian Hughes, who received 2,313 votes.
George Sullivan's 16-year run as Southold Town Tax Receiver will not come to an end — and his position will not be abolished — Republican Sullivan received 3,799 votes versus the 2,253 votes received by Democratic challenger Bill Edwards.