The Associated Press just declared the special election in NY-9 a victory for Bob Turner, who is currently leading pro-SSM David Weprin by over 6%. This is the first time the seat has been held by a Republican since 1923.
We also know this is a huge victory for marriage -- more from us on that soon!
Our President Brian Brown is at Bob Turner HQ watching Turner take the stage right now!
Thank you and congratulations to everyone who joined us in defeating David Weprin, sending a loud-and-clear message: don't mess with marriage!
For a recap of our complete coverage of this race, check-out this link.
Update -- Brian Brown tweets this photo of Bob Turner and the Turner family:
Update 2 - Read Brian Brown's special statement on tonight's result in NY-9 and what it means for marriage in New York and beyond.