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Vol. 4 No. 12 Second Class Postage has been paid at Farmingdale, N. Y. 11735 Thursday, November 10, 1966
GOP SWEEPS F'DALE
BY BIG MARGIN Farmingdale Republicans were jubilant on Tuesday evening
as Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller carried everyone of the 17
election districts by wide margins. The unofficial count gave
him 5,008 votes to 3,120 for Frank O'Connor. The Conservative
vote on the gubernatorial level was 1,486 for the Conservatives
and 639 on the Liberal side.
Even the traditionally Democratic 35th E. D. in South Farmingdale
went into the Republican column when Rockefeller
polled 290 votes to O'Connor's 260.
Rockefeller's margin was only surpassed by Attorney General
candidate Louis Lefkowitz who racked up a 5,909 count
to 2,799 votes polled by Frank A. Sedita.
Supreme Court Justice Howard T. Hogan, a Republican candidate
for delegate to the Constitutional Convention was next
with 5,361 votes. John J. Burns, running for a similar post
polled 5,158 votes.
Congressman James R. Grover Jr. won by a count of 4,818
to 3,148 for his Democratic opponent Frank M. Corso.
Assemblyman Martin Ginsberg, of the 8th A. D. who was
up for reelection in eight of the Farmingdale 17 districts,
polled 2777 on both Republican and Liberal lines to Robert
J. Connolly's 1,577, by unofficial count.
In the Ninth Assembly District which takes in nine Farmingdale
election districts, Frank McCloskey polled 2,640 to
Stuart R. Gordon's 2,291 votes. Conservative Candidate Frank
M. Wells received 598 votes.
The only win on the Democrat column was garnered by
Arthur Levitt for State Comptroller, who received 4,839 on the
Democrat column and 561 on the Liberal line.
In the only Election District in Farmingdale which takes
in the Fourth Congressional District^ Congressman John W.
Wydler polled 348 votes to 188 for the Democrats and 14 for
the C o n s e r v a t i v e Opponent. ( See Page 9 for complete details)
A smiling, happy Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller is pictured
on Tuesday after his overwhelming victory for reelection over
Democrat Frank D. O'Connor. 10,254 Farmingdale voters gave
Rockefeller a margin of 5,008 to 3,120 for O'Connor. 1,486
Conservative votes went to Paul L. Adams and 639 Liberal
votes went to Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. pour*** pteto)