Key State Senate Race Put Focus on Westchester

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Senate candidates Shelley Mayer (D) (left) and Julie Killian (R)

Update:

Shelley Mayer easily trounced Republican Julie Killain in this race,

Percent of districts reporting: 100

Shelley Mayer, D,WOR,WEP: 26,918

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Julie Killian, R,C,REF: 19,963

Republicans will, however, retain a majority in the New York State Senate.

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The closely watched race betweenRepublican Julie Killian and Democrat Shelley Mayerwill be resolved April 24, and fill the Senate seat vacated by George Latimer, the Democrat elected Westchester County Executive last year.

This election will help determine the balance of power in the New York State Senate.

It’s aracethat has drawn millions of dollars in political spending

“You need someone who’s going to go to every meeting,” Mayer has said, playing up her experience as a Yonkers assemblywoman.

“I’m an Albany outsider. I’m going to go up there, push some buttons and get things done,” said Killian.

Find your polling place here.

Unofficial results will be available here after 9:00 pm, April 24.

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