Rep. Lee Zeldin concedes gubernatorial race to Kathy Hochul

Rep. Lee Zeldin has conceded the gubernatorial race to incumbent Kathy Hochul.

“I would like to congratulate New York Governor Kathy Hochul on her election to a full four year term,” said Zeldin, in a statement released around 1:45 Wednesday afternoon.

At the time of the concession, NBC News reported Hochul at 52.8% to Zeldin’s 47.0%, with 92% of the votes in.

“As they take office in January, Governor Kathy Hochul and those controlling Albany must address the grave concerns voiced by the voters. While this campaign has come to a close, the rescue mission to Save Our State continues,” the statement read, in part.

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