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Orleans votes strongly Republican

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 4 November 2014 at 12:00 am

Astorino has 3-to-1 edge over Cuomo in Orleans

Orleans County showed its Republican colors on Tuesday, giving overwhelming support to Republican candidates, including Rob Astorino for governor.

Andrew Cuomo may have been re-elected to another four-year term as governor, but he was disdained in Orleans, receiving only 24 percent of the vote or 2,179 votes to 6,530 for Astorino or 72.4 percent.

Here is the Orleans breakdown for other state and federal races:

Comptroller
Tom DiNapoli (D) 2,937 votes or 33.8 percent
Robert Antonacci (R) 5,437 votes or 62.6 percent

Attorney General
Eric Schneiderman (D) 2,357 votes or 27.1 percent
John Cahill (R) 6,049 votes or 69.6 percent

Congress 27th District
Chris Collin (R) 6,858 votes or 78.7 percent
James O’Donnell (D) 1,856 votes or 21.3 percent

State Senate 62nd District
Robert Ortt (R) 6,968 votes or 79.8 percent
Johnny Destino (D) 1,500 votes or 17.2 percent

Assembly 139th District
Steve Hawley (R) 6,884 votes or 95.0 percent
Mark Glogowski (LBT) 356 votes or 4.9 percent

Assembly 144th District
Jane Corwin (R) 810 votes
(Corwin was unopposed.)