Democratic challenger Thomas Feffer no match for Republican favorite Dean Skelos.
Incumbent Dean Skelos
, R-Rockville Centre, was re-elected to his 15th term Tuesday after defeating opponent Thomas Feffer
, D-Lynbrook, in the race for 9th Senate District
Skelos captured 60.48 percent of the total votes against the
"I'm delighted that the voters in the 9th Senate District have
re-elected me to another term in the state senate," Skelos told Patch
Tuesday night. "My thoughts and prayers remain with the many people
that were impacted by Hurricane Sandy who continue to struggle during
this very difficult time."
Skelos, the chamber’s majority leader, was first elected to state senate in 1984.
The 9th Senate District includes Rockville
Centre, Cedarhurst, Lawrence, Hewlett, Inwood, Woodmere, Valley Stream,
Lynbrook, East Rockaway, Long Beach, Atlantic Beach, Point Lookout,
Lido Beach, Malverne and West Hempstead.
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