State Del. Democrat Clarence Lam handily defeated local businessman Republican Joe Hooe in the race for state senator representing the 12th district, according to unofficial State Board of Election results.
With all precincts reporting in District 12, Lam, earned 65.7% of the vote, with 30,697 total votes to Hooe’s 15,979, state the unofficial results.
“That’s a solid victory,” Lam said. “We’re really pleased to have the district behind us.”
Both men ran to replace State Sen. Edward J. Kasemeyer, a Democrat who chaired the Senate Budget &...