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Tague claims victory in 102nd AD special election

May 09, 2018 7:15 am

Bill Williams is reporting for WCTW-FM, "The Cat," Republican Chris Tague May 8, claimed victory in the 102nd Assembly District special election. In a written statement, Tague said, “Well folks, it’s been a long few weeks while we ensured every single vote was counted, and I would like to say from the bottom of my heart, thank you. ...Thank you for your vote and belief in me; it has been the most difficult and most humbling experience of my life." Tague congratulated opponents Aidan O'Connor Jr. and Wes Laraway on a hard-fought campaign and wished them the best. Tague said leave his 25-year career at Cobleskill Stone to serve 24/7, "working through uncertain times ahead in Albany." In a statement, O'Connor congratulated Tague, wishing him the best "for fulfilling the remainder of Pete Lopez's term. "Our district and communities need as much support as possible right now and I wish him well," O'Connor said. Official election results have not yet been published by the boards of election in Greene and Columbia counties. Read Tague's full statement at 985thecat [dot] iheart [dot] com.