Claudia Tenney won a three way race to be elected to the House of Representatives in the New York State 22nd District. The Republican defeated Democrat Kim Myers of Binghamton and political newcomer Martin Babinec of Little Falls. Tenney had 47% of the vote to 41% for Myers and 12% for Babinec.

The 19th Congressional District also was an open seat in the House and it will go to Republican John Faso. Faso defeated Democrat Zephyr Teachout by 10 percentage points. In the North Country, Elise Stefanik, the Republican incumbent, will return to Washington. She easily defeated Democrat Mike Derrick 66% to 29%.

In the state Assembly, the seat vacated by Congresswoman elect Tenney will go to Brian Miller. The Republican Miller defeated Democrat Arlene Feldmeier 55% to 34%. Long term Assemblyman Bill Magee once again edged John Salka defeating Salka 52% to 48%.

There were three local races of great interest. In Oneida County, former Congressman Michael Arcuri lost to Assistant District Attorney Robert Bauer 53% to 47% for a judgeship. In Herkimer County, District Attorney Jeffrey Carpenter won re-election by a comfortable margin over Michael Daley. In the City of Utica, voters chose a repaving plan for the city streets that will be paid out over a 15 year period.