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Assemb. Dean Murray Concedes Election to Democrat Ed Hennessey

Recount puts the former Brookhaven Town councilman on top and denies Murray a second full term.

Republican Assemb. Dean Murray led challenger Ed Hennessey by 36 votes on election night, but a recount has turned the tables and Hennessey, a former Brookhaven Town councilman is now headed to Albany. 

Officials confirmed that Murray, of Patchogue, conceded the 3rd Assembly District race to Hennessey after a second day of recanvassing Thursday put the Democrat on top. 

Newsday reported that Hennessey, a lawyer, won by 226 votes when all the ballots were counted Friday.  

Murray, who took office in 2010 after winning a special election and won a full two year term later that year, posted a note on his Facebook page Friday morning thanking his supporters. 

"It has truly been an honor and a privilege to serve the residents of the 3rd Assembly District over the past 3 years, but it appears that it wasn't in the cards for me to continue doing so. Thank you once again for all of your support!" he wrote. 

The 3rd Assembly District includes Blue Point, Farmingville, Gordon Heights, Holtsville, Medford and Patchogue. 

Janet Russell November 17, 2012 at 04:22 AM
Great News Good Luck Ed I liked you when you were in the govt before so happy that you won, but I knew it I predicted your win Many Blessings Janet Russell Intuitive/Spiritual Medium/TV Host
jim polichak November 17, 2012 at 12:12 PM
Shouldn't absentee votes count, too? I'm disabled and have voter by mail for 5 years now. Should I loose my vote?
jim polichak November 17, 2012 at 12:20 PM
Two more thoughts... 1 - Why would anyone bother to write in a candidate who was on the ballot. I can't think of anyone in New York State who won by write in in the last 50 years. 2 - All our men and women serving overseas have to vote by absentee ballots. Shouldn't their votes count as much as yours? One more minor point, should the candidate with the most votes win, or just the candidates you vote for?
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