Republican Assemblywoman Janet Duprey wins another term. Voters in Clinton County chose Duprey almost two to one over both of her challengers. She receives 13,076 votes. Democratic Challenger Tim Carpenter received 6,800 votes and Conservative Karen Bisso 6,500 votes. The Franklin County votes give similar marks to Duprey as she wins with 62% of the votes to 24% for Tim Carpenter and 15% for Karen Bisso.
AUDIO (She said “it feels good, it feels like it’s been going on forever. Every election day is the longest day of the year and it feels really good to be coming out ahead”)
62% of Franklin County Voters choose Assemblywoman Duprey close to a mandate for her work in the region..
AUDIO (She said “I’ve worked very hard to get to know Franklin County. I have tremendous bi-partisan support in the county as I do here and I think I’ve gotten to know every town. We’ve worked on big projects and small projects and the Results tonight are a reflection of all of that.”
Duprey says there are a group of priorities and they’ll continue to focus on those now that the election is behind us…
AUDIO (She said “The St Lawrence natural gas line is well underway, and the ACR and I am certainly looking forward to being part of the opening ceremony and it will happen and Tupper Lake starts to re-build. Trudeau Institute is going to continue to be a great research facility and we’ll continue to work to help Saranac Lake become the center for biotech. Titus, Mt Pisgah, there are tons of small pockets of good things happening and we’re right on the cusp of even more.”
One of Duprey’s counterparts in the State Senate is Republican State Senator Betty Little who wins by default. She is running unopposed in this election.