Delia Re-Elected by 1291 Votes!

Delia DeRiggi-Whitton wins by 1291 votes 2013

Delia pictured with Congressman Steve Israel, NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli and TONH Democratic Chairman Gerard Terry, as they announce her winning results.

After Successful Campaign, Looking Forward to New Term and New District

 

On Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, Delia DeRiggi-Whitton – Nassau County Legislator was re-elected by a wide margin to represent 11th LD residents on the Nassau County Legislature.

Delia won by 1291 votes, receiving 8,218 votes to her main opponent’s 6,927 votes. Even with a left-leaning third party taking 222 votes, Delia kept a solid lead. She was also the only incumbent candidate to win without the Independence Party endorsement.

Delia took pride in avoiding “low road” political tactics. Even as about $100,000 in misleading mailings hit mailboxes for weeks on end, seeking to spread false information against her, she stuck to speaking about her track record as a legislator who fights for her constituents and who stands up for good government policy, fiscal conservancy and transparency.

Delia said: “I want to thank all my supporters and the people who voted for me. It has been an honor to serve Nassau residents on the Legislature and I am grateful for the opportunity to continue my work. I won by a solid margin that shows two important things: first, people appreciate the work I have been doing as a Nassau County legislator; second, if you have a good track record, you can successfully run a clean campaign without stooping to false statements and negative attacks. As far as redistricting, I will miss the residents of the old 18th LD, but I hope they know I am still here to serve all of Nassau and will continue to fight on their behalf. In my new 11th LD, it has been a pleasure getting to know my new constituents and I look forward to working with Glen Cove, Sea Cliff, Glen Head, Roslyn Harbor, Roslyn, Sands Point and Port Washington.”

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