By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Two weeks after Election Day, Nassau County Executive Democrat Laura Curran has conceded the race to Republican challenger Bruce Blakeman.

Unofficial results show Blakeman came out on top by some 2,100 votes.

His win is part of a Republican wave of victories on Long Island.

Curran said in a statement that while the result was not what she hoped for, there was much to be proud of. She congratulated Blakeman and wished him the best.

CBSNewYork Team