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Senate Democrats say GOP wants to drag out Skelos Senate race vote counting.
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Text of press release.

For Immediate Release: April 21, 2016
Contact: Gary Ginsburg | ginsburg@nysenate.gov | 518-455-2415


Statement from Senate Democratic Conference Communications Director Mike Murphy

“For four months, the voters of the 9th Senate District have been without a representative following the conviction of Dean Skelos, and yet Senator Cathy Young now wants to drag out the certification process for even more months. Even Nassau Republican Party Chairman Joseph Mondello has recognized that Todd Kaminsky won Tuesday’s special election and that there is no path to victory for Chris McGrath. The Senate GOP must not attempt to disenfranchise any voters or stall the process so all Nassau County residents will again have representation in the State Senate.”


BACKGROUND:
· “These things can take weeks and sometimes even months,” Senator Cathy Young said of the audit of machine votes and counting of paper ballots. “It’s too early to predict, but we’ll be counting every vote.”
http://politicsnow.buffalonews.com/2016/04/20/democrats-outnumber-republicans-in-senate-but-gop-retains-control/

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