Posted: April 1, 2009
New York special congressional election candidates separated by 65 votes
A special election was held yesterday in upstate New York to replace former Congresswoman Kirsten Gillibrand after her appointment to Secretary of State Clinton's former U.S. Senate seat. Candidate Scott Murphy currently leads candidate James Tedisco by 65 votes. Thousands of absentee ballots have not yet been counted. See the New York Times story here and Edward Foley's commentary on the race here.