On Wednesday, Leslie Danks Burke said that she was not conceding in the State Senate race shaping up in the 58th District. It includes a chunk of the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes.
After Election Day there were more than 33,000 ballots to be counted.
Democrats outnumber Republicans in the absentee ballot category by a two-to-one margin, and with the challenger facing a 20,000 vote deficit — absentees could be a deciding factor.
It’s not a lock, but FingerLakes1.com spoke with the Democrat as her team waits for absentee ballots to be counted next week.
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