2012 federal primary election results

BROOKLYN - Voters headed to the polls Tuesday for the Congressional primaries in New York.

State Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries defeated city Councilman Charles Barron for the Democratic nomination in the 8th District, while Rep. Nydia Velazquez won a four-way primary for the Democratic nomination in the 7th District.

In the U.S. Senate, Republican Wendy Long won a three-way primary to face incumbent Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in November's general election. Click here for results.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 Brooklyn hit the streets to ask 1 Word on the Street: GPS devices
Heavy rain and strong winds Tuesday proved a 2 Rain, wind slam outdoor workers
News 12 talks to viewers about how dating 3 Word on the Street: Dating apps and self-esteem
News 12 takes to Facebook to discuss the 4 The Buzz: Calm weekend in Coney Island
The study was published in the American Journal 5 Word on the Street: Facebook and mental health

advertisement | advertise on News 12


Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.