Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Schneiderman Wins Dem Primary Race for New York Attorney General

Unofficial results indicate that Eric Schneiderman has won the Democratic primary race for New York Attorney General.

Former New York insurance superintendent Eric Dinallo was one in a field of five candidates vying for the spot. Schneiderman will face off on Nov. 2 general election against Republican primary victor Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan.

Dinallo placed fifth with a total of 46,267 votes, 8 percent of the number of ballots cast, according to The New York Times. At the time of this posting the New York State Board of Elections had not yet posted primary results.

Schneiderman garnered 201,805 votes, 34 percent of the voting total. He was followed by Kathleen Rice with 188,298, 32 percent of the total; Sean Coffey, with 97,557 or 16 percent; and Richard Brodsky with 57,906 or 10 percent of the total votes cast in the Democratic race.

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