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NY State Primary Election Results at a Glance

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NY Governor Andrew Cuomo defeated challenger Cynthia Nixon  with 65% to 34%

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul held off challenger , Jumaane Williams of NYC Council 45th District,  53% to 47%

Letita James won the 4 way race for Attorney General with 40% of the vote, far left challenger Zephyr Teachout had 30% of the vote  and in the open primary for the Reform party nomination Nancy Sliwa, wife of Curtis Sliwa defeated her 2 opponents with 52% of the independent vote.

In State Senate races of note Simcha Felder easily defended his opponent in District 17 with over 65% of the vote

Zellnor Myrie  upset incumbent Jesse Hamilton with 54% of the vote to Hamilton’s 46% in District 20

Andrew Gounardes defeated Ross Barkin in NY State Senate  District 22, now set to face Republican Marty Golden

Alessandra Biaggi, a socialist leaner  upset long term Senate District 34 incumbent Jeffrey Klein  54% to 45%

Democratic socialist Julia Salazar, in the biggest upset of the night defeated eight-term incumbent Sen. Martin Dilan in New York’s 18th Senate District with almost 60% of the vote

and Jewish Voice favorite Gina Levy won her race for Broolyn’s 8th municipal court district

 

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