A New York state trial court judge has ruled that Republican Claudia Tenney has won New York’s 22nd Congressional District election, an outcome that has been tied up in court since November. New York Judge Scott J. DelConte issued a final order finding that Tenney gained votes after her narrow November win, thus increasing her lead to 123 votes over Anthony Brindisi and thus is the winner of the November election.
Despite Tenney’s victory, Democrat campaign lawyer Marc Elias hasbecome the new Lin Wood– tying up the victory in courts and denying the obvious win for Tenney.
After Tenney’s win, Elias’ law firm sought a stay of the ruling, effectively blocking Tenney from taking her seat.
At issue for the last few months has been the role of provisional ballots. Under the Help America Vote Act of 2002, if an individual presenting himself to vote thinks he…
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