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Martins Leads in New York 7th District Senate Race

Incumbent leads by about 4,000 votes as of 11:45 p.m.

Jack Martins looks to win a second term in the New York State Senate as he is currently leading Democratic challenger Daniel Ross by about 4,000 votes as of 11:30 p.m. on election night.

According to reports, Martins win the Willistons area of his district by about 75 percent, the New Hyde Park-Garden City Park area by 1,000 votes and took his home village of Mineola by a comfortable 1,800-vote margin. The only area in which he did not fare well that is known was Great Neck, with Ross leading by about 800 votes.

A total of about 98 percent of all election voting machines are accounted for according to the Nassau County Board of Elections as of 12:53 a.m.

No comment was made by either candidate.

Candidate

Votes

Percent

Jack Martins (R) (Incumbent)

47,363

51.88

Daniel Ross (D)

43,926

48.11

Donald Hecht November 07, 2012 at 05:30 AM
It saddens me that so many of my townsfolk subscribe to Martins' homophobic philosophy. Either that or they have forgotten that he voted against the Marriage Equality Act. I will do my best to keep reminding you.
SLJ November 07, 2012 at 04:50 PM
I see free food brings out all the gavones in Mineola....

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