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1st C.D.: Altschuler picks up four votes today (updated: Altschuler concedes)
Republican Randy Altschuler picked up four votes on Rep. Tim Bishop (D-Southampton) today as Suffolk elections officials counted 100 ballots in Yaphank. Update: Altschuler concedes to Rep. Bishop, click here to read the full story.
Bishop's margin over Altschuler is now either 263 votes (according to Altschuler spokesman Rob Ryan) or 270 votes (according to Bishop spokesman Jon Schneider)....