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Wed May 24, 2017, 08:41 AM

In upset, Democrat Pellegrino wins 9th District Assembly seat

Source: Newsday.com

Democrat Christine Pellegrino defeated Conservative Tom Gargiulo on Tuesday in the 9th Assembly District special election as the progressive and union-backed candidate pulled off an upset victory for the heavily Republican seat.

“This is a thunderbolt of resistance,” said Pellegrino, who becomes the first Democrat to hold the Assembly seat. “This is for all the supporters and voters who understand...

Read more: http://www.newsday.com/long-island/politics/in-upset-democrat-pellegrino-wins-9th-district-assembly-seat-1.13656477?qr=1&firstfree=yes

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Response to Mr. Sparkle (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 08:55 AM

1. Excellent Beginning

This is how it works. We saw the repubs do the same. Take over the state legislatures. Move those folks up then to the House and Senate. Unity is the key.

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Wed May 24, 2017, 09:03 AM

2. Big smiles for this news

 

Congrats to Ms. Pellegrino and may she only the be the first one to upset in a republican district.

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