Late last night with 69 percent of precincts reporting, Governor Kathy Hochul was declared the winner over Republican challenger Lee Zeldin in the race for governor of New York. Hochul had 55 percent of the vote, while Zeldin had 45 percent. She took to the stage last night to address supporters, thanking them for electing her.
Governor Hochul has served as governor since Andrew Cuomo resigned in August 2021. This election victory has made her the first woman ever elected governor of New York.
Source: 13 WHAM