Quick-scan general election results 2018

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Here's a quick scan of results from elections for the US Senate, Capital Region US House seats, statewide offices, and Capital Region state legislature seats (and a couple other elections).

This is not a comprehensive list, just some highlights. Numbers are unofficial, and there are bound to be some changes on Wednesday.

On with the results...

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

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+ Rensselaer County DA
+ Saratoga County DA

US Senate

83 percent of election districts reported.

US House

This is a big result in that Faso was the incumbent and it's nationally significant because of the potential shift in control of the House to the Democrats.

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

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90 percent of election districts reported.

Albany, Schenectady, Part of Montgomery, Part of Rensselaer & Part of Saratoga | map

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95 percent of election districts reported.

Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence, Warren, Washington, Herkimer, Saratoga | map

New York Governor

83 percent of election districts reported.

New York Attorney General

88 percent of election districts reported.

New York Comptroller

88 percent of election districts reported.

State Senate

This was the matchup to succeed incumbent Republican Kathy Marchione.

Columbia, Part of Rensselaer, Part of Saratoga & Part of Washington | map

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Part of Albany & Part of Rensselaer | map
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Greene, Montgomery, Part of Albany, Part of Schenectady & Part of Ulster | map

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Fulton, Hamilton, Part of Herkimer, Part of Saratoga & Part of Schenectady | map

State Assembly

This is the seat that had been held by incumbent Republican Peter Lopez, who became an official in the EPA for the Trump administration.

Greene, Schoharie, Part of Albany, Part of Columbia, Part of Delaware, Part of Otsego and Part of Ulster | map

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This is the seat that had been held by incumbent Republican Steven McLaughlin, who became Rensselaer County executive.

Part of Columbia, Part of Rensselaer & Part of Washington

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McDonald was unopposed in this election.

88 percent election districts reported.

Part of Albany, Part of Rensselaer & Part of Saratoga

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Albany County | map

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Albany, Schenectady | map
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Montgomery, Part of Albany & Part of Schenectady
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Walsh was unopposed in this election.

Part of Saratoga & Part of Schenectady

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36 of 39 election districts reported. (As of that count, there were 692 ballots recorded as blank in this election, which is larger than the margin between the two candidates.)

Part of Saratoga & Part of Washington | map

Rensselaer County DA

It's notable anytime an incumbent loses. But Abelove has been the subject for a lot of scrutiny during his time in office, most recently because of his actions during the review of the Troy police shooting of Edson Thevenin. Abelove ended up being indicted on charges from the state Attorney General's office as part of that situation -- the indictment was later dismissed.

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Saratoga County DA

Heggen was running unopposed in this election.

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The state Board of Election has a page that aggregates county-by-county results from around the state.

Comments

The sun rises again in the mid Hudson Valley and beyond, Faso out!!! There is a dog!

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