Brookhaven councilwoman Jane Bonner will run for re-election as the Republican candidate for a town council seat this November.
Bonner, C-Rocky Point, won the Republican nomination to run for Brookhaven Town Council over Brookhaven's former assistant director of traffic planning, Brian Lenz by 1,344 votes to 373 votes, according to Suffolk County Board of Elections Tuesday night with all 1052 voting districts are reporting their results.
Bonner, a former president of the Rocky Point Civic Association, Board of Education Member, and legislative aide to then-Legislator Dan Losquadro, defeated Democrat Bill Shilling in 2007 by a 53-46 margin after McCarrick vacated his seat. In 2009 and 2011, she gained 77 and 74 percent of the votes in primary races against Maria Navarro and Ray Negron, going on to defeat John Leonard and Marie Berkoski in general elections.
Both Bonner and Lenz could not be immediately reached for comment.