Laura Gillen Declares Victory in Congressional District 4 Primary Race


Laura Gillen declared victory Tuesday night in the primary race to become the Democratic candidate for a seat in New York’s 4th U.S. Congressional District.

According to unofficial results from the Nassau County Board of Elections, the former Town of Hempstead supervisor came out on top among three opponents, Nassau Legislator Carrie Solages, Malverne Village Mayor Keith Corbett, and Muzibul Huq, a doctor and first-time political candidate.

“Tonight is a victory, but the hard work is really just beginning. It’s not the end, it’s the start of a national fight against the most extreme threats to our democracy,” Gillen told supporters at a watch party in Rockville Centre Tuesday evening. “With this victory, our campaign and our country is one step closer to ensuring that women have access to the care that they need and that they have autonomy over their own medical decisions.

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