Election Results: Hennigan wins clerk race

September 7, 2012
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The Sept. 6 primary election results have been counted, and in the most contentious local race, the incumbent retained the seat.

Robert Dello Russo was attempting to unseat Maura Hennigan for the clerk of the criminal division of the Suffolk County Superior Court. But Hennigan garnered 63 percent of the vote, or 19,195 votes, while Dello Russo collected 37 percent, according to the unofficial results from the City’s website.

Hennigan, a Democrat, will not face a challenger on the ballot in the general election.

Another contested race was Democratic state Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz (2nd Suffolk District) battling Roy Owens. Chang-Díaz nabbed 83 percent of the vote, or 8,875 votes, to Owens’ 17 percent.

Chang-Díaz will also not face a challenger in the general election.

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