Foley unseats Trunzo in hard-fought state Senate race

Brookhaven Town Supervisor Brian Foley successfully unseated longtime Republican incumbent Caesar Trunzo in the 3rd Senate District race Tuesday. The Democrat won the much-watched race by nearly 20 percentage

News 12 Staff

Nov 5, 2008, 3:59 PM

Updated 5,735 days ago

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Brookhaven Town Supervisor Brian Foley successfully unseated longtime Republican incumbent Caesar Trunzo in the 3rd Senate District race Tuesday.
The Democrat won the much-watched race by nearly 20 percentage points.
Trunzo thanked his supporters and volunteers for their hard work on his campaign. ?The people have spoken and there?s nothing I can do about that,? Trunzo said Tuesday night. However, the 82-year-old assured his constituents, ?I?ll still be around no matter what.?
Foley vowed to create a whole new Albany when he gets there in January. ?We will bring a whole new vigor, a whole new approach to Albany.?
News 12 Long Island political analyst Jerry Kremer says Foley was helped by large voter turnout.
Sen. Caesar Trunzo?s concession speech
Brian Foley?s acceptance speech
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