Long Island's 7th Senate District race heats up near finish line

In the final days before Tuesday?s vote for the 7th state Senate District seat, candidates made final appearances in hopes of finalizing votes.Democrat Craig Johnson rallied support in Mineola as he kicked

News 12 Staff

Feb 6, 2007, 1:18 AM

Updated 6,372 days ago

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In the final days before Tuesday?s vote for the 7th state Senate District seat, candidates made final appearances in hopes of finalizing votes.Democrat Craig Johnson rallied support in Mineola as he kicked off his final campaign day in the hotly contested district seat. Meanwhile, Nassau County Clerk Maureen O'Connell (R-NY) spent the day in Manhasset going door to door to meet with voters. Johnson and O'Connell are vying for the state Senate seat vacated by Republican Mike Balboni, who stepped down to join the Spitzer administration.Both candidates turned to well-known constituents for their support. State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) appeared at a rally for Johnson. Sources told News 12 Long Island New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R-NY) contributed $250,000 to help fellow Republican, O'Connell.


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