U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wins 70 percent of St. Lawrence County votes
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 2:42 pm

St. Lawrence County voters overwhelming supported Kirsten E. Gillibrand for U.S. Senate who garnered about 70 percent of the local electorate.

Gillibrand was elected to her first full term as a U.S. senator Tuesday.

She filled the position when Hillary Clinton was named Secretary of State. Gillibrand earned her right to finish the term in the previous election.

In St. Lawrence County, Gillibrand received 22,309 votes, according unofficial Board of Elections results. Her Republican opponent Wendy Long won 9,149 votes, or about 29 percent.

The spread was consistent with the state total which placed Gillibrand with about 70 percent of the electorate.