(WBNG) -- Republican Joe Angelino leads the race for 122nd Assembly District with 72 percent of the total number of counted votes in the New York State Primary.
As of 10:55 p.m., Angelino has 2,554 votes, according to the state election website.
In a statement sent to 12 News, Angelino said:
"I'm honored to have earned the trust of the Republican voters in the
122nd Assembly District with an overwhelming victory in today's Primary
Election. From the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU.
As we head toward the General Election in November, I will continue
working as hard as I can to speak with every voter in the District to
learn their concerns and to share my ideas for getting New York State
back on track."
Republicans Victor Furman, Nicholas R. Libous and James P. Powers are also in the running.