Veteran incumbent Judy Jacobs, a member of the Nassau Legislature since its inception, was cruising to an easy victory over her Republican challenger in Tuesday's election for the 16th legislative district.
With nearly 70 percent of the precincts reporting at 11:30 p.m., Jacobs, D-Woodbury, led Republican Lou Imbroto by more than 2,000 votes, garnering about 60 percent of the vote.
Imbroto, a Republican from Plainview, ran unsuccessfully last year in a race against Assemblyman Charles Lavine, D, Glen Cove.
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