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Lovely Warren won by more than 16 percentage points, unofficial results show.
Rochester Business Journal
September 10, 2013

Rochester City Council President Lovely Warren defeated incumbent Thomas Richards in Tuesday's Democratic mayoral primary, unofficial results from the Monroe County Board of Elections show.

With all 116 districts reporting, Warren had 58.2 percent of the 14,575 votes tallied. Richards had 41.5 percent. Warren's margin of victory was 2,455 votes. (See News10NBC video of Warren and Richards.)

Warren, 36, is president of City Council and lead counsel and chief of staff for state Assemblyman David Gantt, D-Rochester. A graduate of Albany Law School, she has been a council member since 2007 and its president since January 2010. (Read the Oct. 26, 2012, RBJ profile of Warren.)

Richards, 70, was bidding for a four-year term as mayor after winning a special election in March 2011 to fill the remainder of Robert Duffy's term. He had been chairman and CEO of RGS Energy Group Inc. and an attorney at Nixon Peabody LLP. Richards joined Duffy's administration in 2006 as corporation counsel, became deputy mayor in 2010 and was sworn in as mayor Jan. 1, 2011, when Duffy resigned to become lieutenant governor.

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