NYS Controller Thomas DiNapoli Keep Seat Despite Tough Challenge

1

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Controller Thomas DiNapoli beat back a tough challenge on Tuesday night to win a full four-year term.

DiNapoli was declared the winner by New York 1 at 1:30 a.m. and quickly put out a victory statement.

But his Republican challenger, retired hedge fund manager Harry Wilson, refused to concede, saying there are more than 210,000 absentee ballots that should be counted.

DiNapoli, a long time Assembly member from Long Island, was appointed by the Legislature in early 2007 to fill out the term of disgraced Controller Alan Hevesi.

Have you checked out YWN Radio yet? Click HERE to listen!

(Source: NY Daily News)


1 COMMENT

  1. This is a shame, this guy is totally unqualified. He is NY’s Christine O’Donnell. Harry Wilson would have been a much better choice.

    After last night elections I am confident we will continue to see the mass exodus of people from NY to other states. We will also continue to have a huge budget crisis with the $200 billion owed to retirees (source NYT). Thank you to all the new yorkers who voted for this man and his cronies like Cuomo or sat it out