Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Primary Election 2008 Sweep

Each of the five candidates that the Pride Agenda endorsed in the 2008 New York Primary Election won their races. Here’s some stories on their elections:

The New York Times has a rundown of several of the most talked-about races, including those of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Senator Kevin Parker, and Assemblymember Sam Hoyt.

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver won his primary by a large margin.

Buffalo Assemblymember Sam Hoyt survived a well-financed challenge to his incumbency.

Washington Heights Assemblymember Adriano Espaillat also won his primary. The New York Times’ City Room blog captured scenes from his campaign headquarters yesterday.

Suffolk County Assemblymember Philip Ramos beat his challenger by more than 2-to-1.

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