In New York City, Michael Grimm and Grace Meng Win

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Grace Meng and Michael Grimm (Photo: Meng Campaign/Getty)

New York State started off as a key battleground in the Democrats’ battle to retake control of the U.S. House, especially after the courts intervened in the redistricting plan and shook up a lot of traditional boundaries. However, most of these races were focused in areas further Upstate and the suburbs, leaving the heavily Democratic New York City with just two congressional elections of note.

In Queens, Democratic Assemblywoman Grace Meng faced off against GOP Councilman Dan Halloran for a seat crafted from the district remnants of outgoing Congressmen Bob Turner and Gary Ackerman. Despite Mr. Halloran’s polling showing the race a tie, those numbers did not pan out and Ms. Meng is currently ahead by roughly 2-to-1, which matches how Democrats have historically performed within the area.

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Video of Storobin and Fidler Declaring Victory Last Night

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David Storobin declares victory (Photo: YouTube)

Both candidates in the special election to replace Carl Kruger in the State Senate declared victory last night even though the final count won’t be known for at least a week, and those wishing to personally watch those declarations can view the videos below.

From Shimon Gifter is this video of the Republican candidate, David Storobin, announcing, “We, all of us, won this race … The good won. We won! We won! We won!” Continue reading “Video of Storobin and Fidler Declaring Victory Last Night”