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MSNBC and other outlets report: Tedisco concedes in NY-20 Congressional race

(excerpt from) MSNBC
Tedisco concedes in NY-20

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2009 4:01 PM by Mark Murray
Filed Under: 2009

From NBC’s Mark Murray and Domenico Montanaro

Republican Jim Tedisco just conceded to Democrat Scott Murphy in the special congressional in upstate New York that first took place on March 31, giving Democrats their first congressional victory of the Obama presidency and giving Republicans a disappointing loss.

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20th Congressional District: 59 vote difference, Libertarian party in middle

Scott Murphy is the candidate for the Democrats. Jim Tedisco is the Republican. The special election to fill the 20th Congressional District seat in New York, vacated when Kirsten Gillibrand was appointed to Senate, is too close to call. Media reports show Murphy winning with a lead of 59 or 65 points.… Read more ...