Fidler vs. Storobin: What Happens Next?

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David Storobin voting last Tuesday

At this moment, Republican candidate David Storobin has a 119 vote lead over his Democratic opponent Lew Fidler in last Tuesday’s State Senate special election in Brooklyn, up one vote from yesterday, according to a source following the proceedings.

Write-in votes are currently being tabulated, but New York law does not allow write-in votes to be cast for candidates actually on the ballot, and they will not impact the margin between the two candidates.

What will affect the tally are the absentee ballots, which will start being counted next Wednesday.

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