Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul won Tuesday's New York Primary, and both fared well in Cattaraugus County on their way to victory.
Cuomo received 57 percent of the vote in the county, defeating Cynthia Nixon who finished with 43 percent, according to the unofficial results announced by the county Board of Elections.
The governor's statewide margin of victory was 31 percent, more than twice his 14 percent victory in the county. Cuomo will face Republican Marcus Molinaro, the Dutchess County Executive in the Nov. 6 general election.
Hochul won 74 percent of the votes in the county, besting Jumaane Williams who received 25 percent. The statewide numbers were closer with Hochul winning by a margin of 53 to 47 percent.
Letitia James won the statewide primary for attorney general, but only received 14 percent of the vote in the county. Sean Patrick Maloney finished first in the county with 51 percent, followed by Zephyr Teachout with 26 percent and Leecia Eve with 8 percent
Nancy Sliwa, won the attorney general primary for the Reform Party, receiving 39 percent of the votes in the county. She defeated her two opponents -- Mike Diederich who received 23 percent of the county vote and Christopher Garvey who won 33 percent.
Unofficial results released by the county Board of Elections are posted online at http://www.cattco.org/files/elections/2018/09/pe18.html.
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