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Daniel O'Donnell Wins Democratic Primary for Upper West Side Assembly Seat

By Emily Frost | September 13, 2016 10:30pm
 Assemblyman Daniel O'Donnell.
Assemblyman Daniel O'Donnell.
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UPPER WEST SIDE — Incumbent state Assemblyman Daniel O'Donnell claimed victory in the Democratic Primary for his Upper West Side district Tuesday night, setting him up to carry the seat he's held since 2002, NY1 reported

O'Donnell, 55, faced a challenge from Steven Appel, 31, a communications manager for a financial literacy nonprofit.

The Republican challenger for the seat, Stephen Garrin, ran unopposed on the GOP ticket.

The general election is Nov. 8.