Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Sen. Stec gains Moreau, Corinth, Cambridge in redrawn District

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Above: Sen. Daphne Jordan’s newly redrawn 46th district went for Biden over Trump by 20 points.

The redrawn New York State Assembly and Senate district lines have been released, with significant changes locally.

Opponents have vowed to challenge them in court.

Republican State Senator Dan Stec’s 45th District becomes the 47th, stretching from the Canadian border as far south as Mechanicville. It contains all of Warren, Washington, Essex, Hamilton, Clinton and part of Saratoga and Fulton Counties.

New to Mr. Stec’s district would be Moreau, Corinth, Hadley, Galway, the Town of Saratoga, Cambridge, Easton, Indian Lake and Loon Lake.

Sen. Dan Stec’s district as redrawn by New York’s Democrat-controlled Legislature doesn’t change so much.

Mr. Stec would no longer represent Franklin and St. Lawrence counties.

Mr. Stec, unlike Congresswoman Elise Stefanik and Assemblyman Matt Simpson, will continue to have Glens Falls in his district. It was removed from theirs.

Mr. Stec’s GOP colleague Senator Daphne Jordan now faces a redrawn district less hospitable to a Republican. It has Troy and Schenectady and gives up Republican Rensselaer County.

Sen. Daphne Jordan’s current 43rd district includes Republican Rensselaer County, but it’s gone in redistricting.
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