Rachel May unofficial winner of Democratic Primary for 53rd Senate District

Rachel May has unofficially won the Democratic primary election for the 53rd Senate District against Sen. David Valesky.

Posted: Sep. 13, 2018 11:00 PM

Rachel May has unofficially won the Democratic primary election for the 53rd Senate District against Sen. David Valesky.

Unofficial results show that May received 52 percent of the vote with 8,013, and Valesky received 48 percent of the vote with 7,407.

Valesky has served in the Senate seat for 14 years. He will remain on the ballot on the Independence and Women’s Equality party lines, and May will appear on the Working Families Party line in addition to the Democratic Party line.

May and Valesky will be in a three-way race with Republican candidate Janet Burl Burman, who will be running on both the Republican and Conservative party lines.

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