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How it split: GOP's 'no' vote on Levy-Lazio primary

The vote was on whether to give Levy authorization to run a primary on the Republican line, made necessary by his having signed on to join the GOP too late to otherwise be permitted to run.

Yes: Albany, Cayuga, Chemung, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Franklin, Fulton, Jefferson, Livingston, Madison, Onondaga, Ontario, Rensselaer, Rockland, St. Lawrence, Steuben, Sullivan, Tompkins, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Bronx

No: Broome, Chatauqua, Chenango, Essex, Genneee, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Monroe, Montgomery, Nassau, Niagara, Oneida, Orange, Orleans, Oswego, Otsego, Putnam, Richmond, Saratoga, Schenectady, Tioga, Warren, Washington, Wyoming

Split:  Erie, Kings, Lewis, New York, Queens, Schoharie, Seneca, Suffolk, Ulster, Wayne, Westchester, Dutchess, Wayne.

In Levy's home Suffolk -- and also Lazio's -- the split was 80-20 for Levy, said chairman John Jay Lavalle.


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