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Katz edges out Gristina to get Conservative Party line
Incumbent state Assemblyman Steve Katz has edged out challenger Dario Gristina in the protracted write-in race to win the Conservative Party line in November. On Tuesday, election officials in Westchester and Putnam counties said a tally of write-in ballots for the Conservative Party line in the 94th Assembly District race show Katz, a Yorktown Republican, with 126 votes to Gristina's 29. Although...