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Lewis Fidler

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Lewis Fidler
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Candidate for
New York Senate District 27
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Lewis Fidler was a Democratic candidate in the March 20, 2012 special election for the New York State Senate, District 27. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Carl Kruger (D) resigned in 2011 after pleading guilty to corruption charges.[1]



See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

Fidler was defeated by David Storobin (R) in the March 20, 2012 special election. Fidler also ran on the Independence Party ticket. Storobin ialso ran on the Conservative Party ticket.[2]

Note: After a contested result, legal wrangling, and a hand recount, Fidler conceded the election to David Storobin (R) on May 31. The hand recount revealed that Storobin had won by approximately 15 votes. During the legal process, each side accused the other of vote fraud, and a significant number of absentee ballots were disputed. On May 14, the Board of Elections decided to recount the votes by hand.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

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