BREAKING NEWS: West out as New Paltz mayor

[From: The Daily Freeman]

NEW PALTZ - Jason West, the young mayor of New Paltz who drew nationwide attention for presiding over the unofficial weddings of same-sex couples in 2004, lost his re-election bid on Tuesday.

West was beaten by village Trustee Terry Dungan, 514-379, according to unofficial results announced half an hour after the polls closed.