Judge grants stay in 22nd race

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The final certification of New York’s 22nd Congressional District is on hold for now.

New York State Supreme County Judge Scott Delconte has granted Anthony Brindisi’s request for a stay of the certification of the canvass of ballots in the race.

The judge’s ruling came at the end of a months-long legal battle over lawsuits filed by both Brindisi and Republican candidate Claudia Tenney.

An unofficial count has Tenney with a 122 vote lead after DelConte ruled on hundreds of contested ballots.

The temporary stay prevents the Oneida County Board of Election from certifying its results.

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