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Statement from NYS Democratic Chairman on Nikki Lucas' Special Election Victory

For Immediate Release: February 16, 2022

NASSAU COUNTY, NY: New York State Democratic Party Chair Jay S. Jacobs released the following statement:


"On behalf of the New York State Democratic Party, I wanted to extend a heartfelt congratulations to Nikki Lucas on her overwhelming victory in the 60th Assembly District Special Election. Representative-Elect Lucas won with nearly 80% of the vote, a clear indication of the Democratic Party's strength in divided times. I also wanted to thank Attorney General Letitia James, Mayor Eric Adams, Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte, State Senator Roxanne Persaud, the Brooklyn Democratic Party, and so many others for their wholehearted endorsements of Nikki Lucas in her race. Her enormous victory proves that  when the Democratic Party stands together, we stand strong. I'm looking forward to seeing Representative-Elect Lucas serve her constituents well."