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Mark Assini Concedes To Incumbent Louise Slaughter In New York Congressional Race

UNITED STATES - AUGUST 11:  Candidate Mark Assini, N.Y.  (Photo By Tom Williams/Roll Call/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 11: Candidate Mark Assini, N.Y. (Photo By Tom Williams/Roll Call/Getty Images)

Republican Mark Assini conceded to incumbent Louise Slaughter (D) on Wednesday in the race to represent New York's 25th District.

After a final tally on Wednesday, Slaughter led Assini by just 869 votes in a race that many did not expect to be close.

Slaughter has served in the House of Representatives since 1987, having previously represented New York's 28th District.

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