Democrat Darrell Aubertine won today’s special election in the heavily Republican 48th state Senate district upstate, defeating Republican Will Barclay.
This officially reduces Joe Bruno’s Republican control in that house to just one seat.
Aubertine got 27,712 votes, compared to Barclay’s 25,001 votes, according to the unofficial breakdown of election results from the three counties that cover the district:
Oswego County (98% reporting):
St. Lawrence County (100% reporting):
Jefferson County (99% reporting):
In addition to Aubertine, thoughts on other winners tonight?