Nikki Lucas wins East New York Assembly special election


Nikki Lucas handily won the special election for East New York’s 60th Assembly District seat Tuesday night, defeating Working Families nominee Keron Alleyne by a substantial margin and delivering a significant, long-sought victory to the Brooklyn Democratic Party in the borough’s easternmost stretch.

Unofficial tallies from the city Board of Elections show Lucas, the Democratic nominee, capturing 78.32 percent of the vote to Alleyne’s 19.6 percent. Republican and Conservative nominee Marvin King trailed at 2 percent.

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