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Lansford will elect a new mayor in November. Leonard Fredericks topped incumbent Mayor Dr. John Polumbo and Mrs. Edith Marks in the three-way Republican battle for mayor and will face Democrat Joseph E. Olexy, who was unopposed, in the November general election. In Summit Hill, Democrat Leonard Alabovitz won his party's mayoralty nomination, defeating Michael J. Leonzi. Alabovitz will oppose Republican Mayor Gregory DeMilio in November.