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November 2, 2012

Lopez has earned his seat

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Lopez’s opponent, retired Albany Police officer Jimmy Miller, is a likeable and sincere challenger. He argues correctly that as a Democrat he might be better positioned than Lopez to curry favor in the Democrat-dominated Assembly, but Lopez has a record of producing results and has worked meticulously to build a rapport with his constituents.

Lopez has been described in our newsroom as a “hustler” — in the sense of a scrappy athlete who wins with energy and tenacity. As a rare bright spot in our dank, squalid state Legislature, he deserves another term.

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