Watch Good Morning Connecticut

Needleman comes out ahead in 33rd District recount


An Election Day recount in the State Senate is finally over.

Democrats picked up another seat in the 33rd District.

Related Content: Capitol Report: Recounts continue nearly 2 weeks after Election Day

Norm Needleman of Essex defeated State Representative Melissa Ziobron.

The victory finalizes the shift of power in the Senate.

Related Content: Another post-election recount added to Connecticut’s list

It is now 23 to 13 for the Democrats.

However, that advantage prevents Democrats from having a veto-proof majority in the Senate.

Related Content: Capitol Report ‘After Hours:’ Aresimowicz, Borer join the panel

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss