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Nassau’s Closing Election Tallies

Count complete; results unofficial


Dozens of attorneys, elections workers and volunteers wrapped up the counting of paper ballots for Nassau's closely contested elections at county Board of Elections headquarters in Mineola Nov. 30.

Dozens of attorneys, elections workers and volunteers wrapped up the counting of paper ballots for Nassau's closely contested elections at county Board of Elections headquarters in Mineola Nov. 30.

The closing tallies for Nassau’s too-close-to-call Nov. 3 elections are finally in, yet the results are still unofficial until certified by the county Board of Elections. Here are the figures as they stand at the end of the paper ballot count’s final day on Nov. 30:

Republican Legis. Ed Mangano leads incumbent Democratic County Executive Tom Suozzi by 386 votes.


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Incumbent Democratic Comptroller Howard Weitzman trails Republican challenger George Maragos by 658 votes.

Incumbent Democratic Legis. Joseph Scannell leads Republican challenger Christian Browne by 389 votes.

Republican Howard Kopel leads incumbent Democratic Legis. Jeffrey Toback by 1,201 votes.

Incumbent Democratic Legis. David Mejias trails Republican challenger Joseph Belesi by 174 votes.

Mejias recently conceded to Belesi. His defeat gives Republicans a two-vote majority in the Nassau County Legislature.
The latest unofficial breakdowns from the county Board of Elections:

Mangano: 122,490
Suozzi: 122,104
Plurality: 386 for Mangano

Maragos: 119,261
Weitzman: 118,603
Plurality: 658 for Maragos

5th Legislative District
Scannell: 7,187
Browne: 6,798
Plurality: 389 for Scannell

7th Legislative District
Kopel: 6,883
Toback: 5,682
Plurality: 1,201 for Kopel

14th Legislative District
Belesi: 7,415
Mejias: 7,241
Plurality: 174 for Belesi

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