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More bad news for GOP: Looks like Dem line elected 33 senators
The Democrat in the newly-created 46th state Senate district upstate is declaring victory after a high court ruling in the razor-close vote count. If all is confirmed then Celia Tkaczyk becomes the 33rd Senator elected on the Democratic line out of 63. Together they add up to a majority plus one — except of course for the fact that Sen. Jeffrey Klein's four-member "independent" Democratic...