Michelle Schimel has defeated Richard Stiek in New York's 16th Assembly District race.
With 96 percent of precincts reporting, Schimel led 22,489-134,660, according to the Nassau County Board of Elections.
Schimel, of Great Neck, representing the Democratic, Working Families Party and Independence Party of New York State, ran unopposed in the Sept. 14 Democratic primary in September.
In 2007, Schimel won a special election to replace Thomas DiNapoli, who became state comptroller. Schimel was re-elected to subsequent terms in 2008 and 2010.
Stiek, a first-time 16th District Republican and Conservative Party candidate from Port Washington, ran unopposed in the Republican primary in 2012.
The newly configured 16th District includes Great Neck, Manhasset, Port Washington, Herricks, Mineola and East Williston.Candidate Votes Percent Michelle Schimel (D) 22,489 60.53 Richard Stiek (R) 14,600 39.46
*96 percent of precincts reporting