Wednesday, September 15, 2004


A Major victory

Sept 15 2004 Newsday
B'klyn congressman wins in contentious race on a primary night of upsets and tough triumphs

Former union official Diane Savino was leading three other candidates in the race to fill the Brooklyn/Staten Island seat of State Sen. Seymour Lachman, who is retiring.

She would face Republican Al Curtis in the general election. That promises to be a spirited contest, as much of organized labor is expected to side with Savino, but the influential health care union headed by Dennis Rivera has backed Curtis.

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