Special election shows Republicans were not swayed by George Santos scandal

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Thursday, March 2, 2023
Nassau County Republicans celebrate special-election ceremony
Despite the scandal regarding the Republican candidate George Santos, Nassau County citizens are still voting Republican.

NASSAU COUNTY, Long Island (WABC) -- The first election in Nassau County since Representative George Santos started making headlines was held on Tuesday.

The special election for Nassau County Legislature's 19th Legislative District was a race between Democrat Robert Miles and Republican Michael Giangregorio.

Giangregorio defeated Miles with 59% of the total vote.

Nassau Republicans say Republican voters will still vote Republican, despite the scandal surrounding Santos.

The chair of the Nassau County GOP held a press conference Wednesday to call attention to the Republican's special election victory.


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