Saturday, September 15, 2012

Brooklyn Primary Results Are In

Results for Thursday's primary election have been tallied. Here are the winners of some of the closely watched races in Brooklyn:

Simcha Felder (D) running for state Senate in the 17th District against Abraham Tischler won handily with 83 percent of the vote.

Democratic Assemblyman William Boyland, Jr. won with 37 percent of the vote over six opponents in the primary in the 55th District.

First-timer Thomas McCarthy (R), running against Lucretia Regina-Potter in the 46th Assembly District won with 70 percent of the vote.

In a tight race for Brooklyn Civil Court - District 1 (D) - Richard Montelione edged past Lara Genovese (recommended by the New York Times but tarred with an endorsement from disgraced boss Vito Lopez) with 53 percent.

Walter Mosley (D) won the race to take over Hakeem Jeffries's Assembly seat in the 57th District. Mosley had 63 percent of the vote; Olanike Alabi had 30 percent; and Martine Guerrier had 7 percent.

Full primary results can be found at WNYC.

Previous Posts On This Topic:
- It's Primary Election Day in New York City
- Montelione vs. Genovesi: Pollsters Are Driving Us Nuts About the Brooklyn Judicial Race

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