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Photo by Dave Warner – Deborah Kaufman signs in just prior to voting in the June 23rd primary.
The unofficial results of yesterday’s primary have been posted by the Herkimer County Board of Elections (see PDF document below).
In the Republican primary for the Representative in Congress 22nd District:
Claudia Tenney (REP) 1,918 80.39%
George K. Phillips (REP) 469 19.61%
In the Family Court Judge – Republican race:
Mark R. Rose (REP) 1,383 48.36%
Thad Luke (REP) 1,476 51.61%
Family Court Judge – Conservative race:
Thad Luke (CON) 29 42.65%
Mark R. Rose (CON) 39 57.35%
Kim S. Trantor, Republican Commissioner for Herkimer County said, “There are 1,650 Republican absentee ballots. We will begin counting those and starting our recanvass on July 7. It will continue day to day until completed. We will begin with the Family Court Race.”
Rep. Anthony Brindisi remains in a strong position to hold the 22nd Congressional seat in November, entering the General Election on three party lines – Democratic, Independence, and Working Families Party – after being unchallenged in Tuesday’s Primary.
Brindisi heads to November being challenged by one-term former Congresswoman Claudia Tenney and Libertarian candidate Keith Price. Brindisi has more than five times the cash on hand than the two candidates combined.
“Congressman Brindisi has proven himself to be an independent voice and outspoken fighter who has stood up to Washington politicians and delivered real results for Upstate New York, passing four bills signed into law by President Trump. He has kept his word to the voters, from the Southern Tier to Oswego, which is why so many are eager to support his re-election,” said Campaign Manager Lucy MacIntosh.