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Schimel Wins Reelection to Assembly

Great Neck incumbent defeats Richard Stiek in 16th District race.

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

Steve Kaplan November 07, 2012 at 02:58 PM
Congradulations to all of us. Michelle has been doing such a great job representing us we are truly fortunate to have her and that she wants to remain in Albany ready to be there for every one of us. Thank you Michelle
Roberta karp November 07, 2012 at 06:55 PM
Congratulations-Shelly! Been following your career. Your constituents are lucky to have you!
Bob O'Brien November 07, 2012 at 08:08 PM
Congratulations Michelle! The voters have spoken. BTW the Nassau County Board of Elections reports the following totals for the 16th. ****** Totals by Candidate ****** Michelle SCHIMEL . . . . . . . . 23,064 60.48 Richard E. STIEK . . . . . . . . 15,064 39.50
Daniel Garcia November 16, 2012 at 10:13 PM
Michelle, same thing I told Jack (Martins) love ya, love your political stance, but hate that you haven't yet removed the unnecessary eye sores (your road signs) from our town. Two weeks and counting.

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