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ALBANY -- Friends thought Chad Lupinacci would have been the last person to run for the Assembly, after making a living in part by teaching a college course in state and local politics.
"I had someone say to me: 'You taught about local government -- so why would you want to come to Albany?' " the assemblyman-elect said, chuckling. "But I think it's going to be really exciting."