Saland race too close to call with 42-vote lead
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Facing his first primary challenge in 32 years, incumbent Republican state Sen. Steve Saland was clinging to his seat Thursday night against tea party-backed contender Neil DiCarlo, who has attacked the veteran lawmaker over his support for gay marriage.
With 100 percent of the precincts in Dutchess and Putnam counties reported, Saland was leading by only 42 votes. The Associated Press reported...