U. S House, Senator Sue Sereno, Donovan Richards discussed on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory

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Basis in law for doing this. Meanwhile, NBC news projects that Democrats will retain control of the U. S House. That's a big win for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Purpose in this race was to win so that we could protect the affordable care act and that we could crush The virus that we could stop. The spread of it that we could reward are our workers who risked their lives to save lives and now might be losing their jobs. Many Democrats who were swept into power in 2018 had to defend turbine traditionally Republican districts going into the race. Republicans needed to flip nearly 20 seats to regain control of the house. Turning to local races. Democrats in the New York State Senate might not be able to gain a supermajority and take control of two more seats in the Legislature. Chamber. Republican State Senator Sue Sereno is currently ahead of Democrat Karen Smith in Dutchess and Putnam counties. For now, first term Democratic state Senator Pete Harken is behind his challenger, Republican and former Westchester County executive Robert Astorino. Nassau County's incumbent state Senator Kevin Thomas, is slightly behind Challenger Republican and it's done. There are also two key races in Rochester and Syracuse. One candidate is leaving the battle for Queens Borough president. Democratic Councilman Donovan Richards is holding A wide lead over his challengers. Queens County Young Democrats are already congratulating him, saying they're looking forward to working with a potentially for the next four years. If Richard's victory is confirmed, he'll be the second Black Queens borough president. More than two million city voters hit the polls this election cycle and doesn't include residents who took advantage of mail in ballots. The city's board of elections says more than 2,346,000 people actually did their civic duty in person on election day. And during the nine days of early voting, the board thank hole Workers and stand for.

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