Compo, Roshia win Watertown City Council race

wwny Compo, Roshia win Watertown City Council race

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - In the race for Watertown City Council, incumbent Sarah Compo will keep her seat and newcomer Jesse Roshia will join her as a council member.

Four candidates were vying for two seats on Watertown’s city council.

With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, Compo led the pack with 2,896 votes, followed by Jesse Roshia’s 2,276 votes.

"My number one priority is the taxpayer. I'm a taxpayer in the city and I just want to make sure that we're spending taxpayer dollars efficiently and the best way possible," said Compo.

“Every decision I make, I’m gonna have the taxpayer at the heart of that,” said Roshia.

They were followed by Robert Schorr and Patrick Hickey with 1,130 and 1,046 votes respectively.

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