How Democrats Pulled Off a "Dream Scenario" in New York's State Senate

Democrat Andrew Gounardes dethroned longtime Republican incumbent Marty Golden, who may have been hurt by his resistance to the city’s school zone speed camera program. […] Rallying with safe streets advocates Wednesday, Gounardes predicted swift action on speed cameras come January under the leadership of new Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins.

“The Democratic conference all supported extending the speed camera program this past session,” Gounardes said. “This is a no-brainer for us. This should be one of the things that we’re able to do fairly easily.”

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