Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Brooklyn Election Highlights

- All Brooklyn State Assembly districts were won by Democrats except: Republican Nicole Malliotakis, who won in District 60 (also Staten Island), beating Democrat Janele Hyer-Spencer 54 percent to 45 percent.

- All Brooklyn State Senate districts were won by Democrats except in District 22 (Bay Ridge/ Dyker Heights), won by Republican Martin Golden, beating Michael DiSanto with 65 percent of the vote.

- Brooklyn Democratic boss Vito Lopez garnered more than 88 percent of the vote and was reelected to his Bushwick Assembly seat Tuesday -- even though he's under federal investigation. Daily News

- Republican Mike Grimm, former Marine and FBI agent, defeated Democratic Rep. Michael McMahon for the U.S. House seat that represents all of Staten Island and part of Brooklyn. According to MyFoxNY, Grimm took the seat once held by fellow Republican Vito Fossella, who didn't seek reelection two years ago after a DUI arrest  lead to revelations that his fathered a child in an extra-marital affair.

- There weren't nearly as many problems this time around with the new voting machinesBrooklyn Eagle 

- More returns at NY1.

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