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.

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Norm Needleman of Essex defeated State Representative Melissa Ziobron.

The victory finalizes the shift of power in the Senate.

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It is now 23 to 13 for the Democrats.

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

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