Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Democrats on Verge of Retaining New York State Senate Majority

The outcome of the battle for control of the state Senate remained unsettled in the early morning hours Wednesday, with three races across the state too close to call.

Much was at stake: The next Legislature will redraw district lines for the next decade, not just for state seats, but also for Congressional ones.

Based on the results as of 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, the Senate would remain with the Democrats, who would keep their 32-30 majority. Democrats were heading toward victories for two Republican seats, while Republicans were on the verge of capturing two Democratic seats.

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