That’s because one Democrat will cucaus WITH the Republicans in the chamber…..
He is a pro-life and a Brooklyn Orthodox Jew, who is right leaning….
Democrats won special elections to fill two open state Senate seats in New York on Tuesday, giving the party a majority in the legislative chamber for the first time in years.
But, in an only-in-New-York twist of fate, Republicans will maintain control of the state Senate, at least through the end of the legislative session scheduled to conclude in June.
The outcome of Tuesday’s contests were hardly surprises. One district, based in The Bronx, gave Hillary Clinton an incredible 93 percent of the vote in 2016. The other, based in Westchester County, where the Clintons have a home, gave Clinton 59 percent of the vote against President Trump.
Democratic candidates in both races easily bested their GOP rivals on Tuesday.
The results mean Democrats will control 32 of 63 seats in the New York state Senate, giving the party a majority of a legislative chamber that has long been under GOP rule.
But in a state with multiple ballot lines and constantly shifting alliances, nothing is so simple. Even after Democrats reunited two warring factions earlier this month, a lone Democratic holdout continues to caucus with the GOP…..