Election 2020

NY-2 candidates Jackie Gordon and Andrew Garbarino
Courtesy of Jackie Gordon campaign and N.Y. State Assembly

Republican Andrew Garbarino declared victory against Democratic challenger Jackie Gordon in the race for New York’s 2nd Congressional District on Long Island. Gordon conceded to Garbarino on Wednesday.

Conn. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal
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Connecticut’s two Democratic U.S. senators have urged their Republican colleagues to join in a demand that federal agencies officially begin the presidential transition process. 

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In New York, absentee ballot counting is just getting underway in many counties, more than a week after Election Day. Because so many more people voted by mail, eight close State Senate seats are undecided until the ballots are processed. It’s possible the new legislative session could begin in January before some of the races are decided.

New York To Begin Counting Absentee Ballots Friday

Nov 12, 2020
Absentee Ballots
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Many counties in New York will start counting absentee ballots this week, more than a week after Election Day. The results could be decisive in some local and congressional races.

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A Republican state representative in Connecticut who seemingly lost his re-election bid now has a slim 24-vote lead over his Democrat opponent following corrected results.