General election results 2012

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Updated 10 am Wednesday

Here's a quick scan of results from elections around the Capital Region Tuesday. This is not a comprehensive list, just some highlights. Numbers are unofficial, and some are bound to change as things settle.

OK, on with the results...

Incumbents are marked with an asterisk. Counties -- or parts of counties -- included districts are listed after the results for each race. And, again, these results are unofficial.

US Senate


US Senate numbers via NYT.

US House


The totals for the NY 19 are still one county, but it appears Chris Gibson will hold onto his seat in the re-configured district.

Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Otsego, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster, Part of Broome, Part of Dutchess, Part of Montgomery & Part of Rensselaer | map | county by county results

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Albany, Schenectady, Part of Montgomery, Part of Rensselaer & Part of Saratoga | map | county by county results

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Another US House race -- the NY 21, which includes a part of northern Saratoga County -- appeared to be leaning narrowly toward incumbent Democrat Bill Owens over Republican challenger Matt Doheny. [NYT]

State Senate

Marchione, who beat McDonald in the Republican primary, was expected to win here. But McDonald had polled ahead of Andrews in a recent Siena poll.

Columbia, Part of Rensselaer, Part of Saratoga & Part of Washington | map | county by county results

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Part of Albany & Part of Rensselaer | map | county by county results
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The conventional wisdom was that this district had been tailored for Amedore. But in that same Siena poll Tkaczyk trailed Amedore by just a few points -- it was within the margin error.

By our totally unofficial count, Tkaczyk's lead is just 139 votes. So this is almost surely headed to absentee ballots and possibly a recount.

Greene, Montgomery, Part of Albany, Part of Schenectady & Part of Ulster | map | county by county results
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The totals in this race are short a few districts, but it appears Hugh Farley has won re-election. It's a bit of a habit for him. He was first elected to the state Senate in 1976.

Fulton, Hamilton, Part of Herkimer, Part of Saratoga & Part of Schenectady | map | county by county results

State Assembly

That's Jimmy Miller, the former spokesman for the Albany Police Department.

Greene, Schoharie, Part of Albany, Part of Columbia, Part of Delaware, Part of Otsego and Part of Ulster | map | county by county results
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Part of Columbia, Part of Rensselaer & Part of Washington | map | county by county results
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This was the race to replace Democrat Ron Canestrari. McDonald, who's the mayor of Cohoes, beat McLaughlin in the Democratic primary.

Part of Albany, Part of Rensselaer & Part of Saratoga | map | county by county results
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This was the race to replace Democrat Jack McEneny.

Albany | map | county by county results
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This was the race to replace Democrat Bob Reilly.

Albany, Schenectady | map | county by county results
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This was the district held by Amedore -- Santabarbara lost to him during the last election.

Montgomery, Part of Albany & Part of Schenectady | county by county results
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Part of Saratoga & Part of Schenectady | county by county results

Part of Saratoga & Part of Washington | map | county by county results

How the Capital Region voted for president

How the four core counties voted in the presidential election:

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The boards of election from Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Columbia, Washington, Greene, Montgomery counties have results posted online.

Other county results: Delaware | Schoharie | Otsego | Ulster | Dutchess | Sullivan | Broome | Herkimer | Hamilton

Comments

So excited to see Cecilia Tkaczyk hold on against Amedore! Does anyone know how many outstanding absentee ballots there are?

Term limits anyone? How has Farley been in office since the '70s? That's just wrong.

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