New York 20th Congressional District Special Election… Update: Murphy Takes Lead… Update: Tedisco Leads… Update: Too Close to Call

Voters in New York’s 20th District will vote today to fill the seat vacated by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. The race is expected to be close beween Republican James Tedisco and Far Left liberal Scott Murphy.

The Daily Freeman will be posting results as they become available.
Polls close at 9:00 PM EST and the first tallies will be available soon after.

The Poughkeepsie Journal reported that turnout was high for the Congressional race. However, FOX News reported that turnout was light.


UPDATE: The Daily Freeman reported: With 43 ot 610 precincts reporting, Democrat Scott Murphy leads Republican James Tedisco, 5,102 to 4,988, in the race for New York’s 20th Congressional District seat.

UPDATE: Again from The Daily Freeman: With 15 percent ot 610 precincts reporting, Republican James Tedisco leads Democrat Scott Murphy, 11,681 to 10,691, in the race for New York’s 20th Congressional District seat.

UPDATE: The Poughkeepsie Journal is running a live results page.

UPDATE: The race won’t be decided tonight. Far Left Democrat Murphy leads by 65 votes out of 154,000 cast. There are still 6,000 absentee ballots to count.
No doubt the local Democrats are out checking the trunk of their cars for missed ballots.

UPDATE: Our Country Deserves Better reported: According to election officials, there are currently 5,906 such ballots that have so far been mailed in, and ballots from Republicans outnumber those mailed in by Democrats by a margin of 798.

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