Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon Wins In Landslide

Syracuse, N.Y. - Voters are giving Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon a full term.

In his victory speech, he touted the accomplishments of his first year in the office and Central New York's economic progress.

The Republican beat retired Democratic businessman Tony Melavenda by ten points.

McMahon has been in the role since Joanie Mahoney resigned last year to take a job with SUNY. He had been the Chairman of the Onondaga County Legislature and had appointed himself to the role.

A hallmark of McMahon's first year in office has been cracking down on landlords in the county that are delinquent on their tax bills.He has focused on anti-poverty initiatives and improving infrastructure since taking office. He has also brought transparency to county government and reestablished collaborative partnerships with they City of Syracuse and Mayor Ben Walsh.

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