05/24/2011 10:03 pm ET Updated Jul 24, 2011

New York Election Results: Kathy Hochul Projected Winner

Democrats picked off a heavily Republican upstate New York congressional seat Tuesday night in a special election that became a referendum on Medicare.

Erie County Clerk Kathy Hochul edged past Republican state Assemblywoman Jane Corwin to win the seat in the 26th Congressional District.Click here to continue reading