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Dem's strong Nov. Suffolk numbers against King raise eyebrows
Some political partisans say it's interesting that out-funded, first-time Democratic candidate Vivianne Falcone of West Islip won more than 47 percent of the vote in the Suffolk portion of the newly drawn 2nd Congressional District, where veteran GOP Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) was re-elected Nov. 6.
Within Suffolk, King got 88,383 votes to Falcone's 78,709. King dominated in the new district's...