HUDSON VALLEY, N.Y. - Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R-Mahopac) has earned a second term in Albany with an apparent victory over challenger Vedat Gashi (D-Yorktown), according to unofficial election results.

With 100 percent of districts reporting in Putnam and Westchester, Byrne defeated Gashi by 6,451 votes.

Read our earlier interview with Byrne.