Republican Nicole Malliotakis wins New York primary to challenge Max Rose

Republican Nicole Malliotakis wins New York primary to challenge Max Rose
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New York Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis won the June 23 Republican primary in New York's 11th District and will challenge Rep. Max RoseMax RoseNew York redistricting panel surrenders over impasse Max Rose launches another run for Congress Max Rose preparing for rematch with Nicole Malliotakis: report MORE (D) in November.

Malliotakis, who has earned the support of President TrumpDonald TrumpMark Walker to stay in North Carolina Senate race Judge lays out schedule for Eastman to speed up records processing for Jan. 6 panel Michael Avenatti cross-examines Stormy Daniels in his own fraud trial MORE and the GOP establishment, won with 70 percent of the vote, prevailing over Joseph Caldarera.

The race was called on Wednesday after a surge of mailed-in ballots delayed results.

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Malliotakis unsuccessfully ran for New York City mayor in 2017, losing to Bill de BlasioBill de BlasioSarah Palin dined inside NYC restaurant on Saturday despite not being vaccinated Hochul raises .6 million since launching gubernatorial campaign De Blasio says he won't run for New York governor MORE (D).

She will face Rose in November, who was unopposed in his primary as he runs for a second term. Rose ousted then incumbent Rep. Daniel DonovanDaniel (Dan) Michael DonovanRepublican Nicole Malliotakis wins New York primary to challenge Max Rose The Hill's Morning Report — Exploding immigration controversy vexes Washington Progressive group targets GOP moderates on immigration MORE (R) in 2018 by over 6 points in a key swing district in the race for Congress.

President Trump won the Staten Island district in 2016 by 10 points even as Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Armageddon elections to come Poll: Trump leads 2024 Republican field with DeSantis in distant second The politics of 'mind control' MORE handily took the state.

Nonpartisan election handicapper The Cook Political Report rates the seat as a "toss up."

New York’s primaries were originally scheduled for April 28, but were moved to June 23 because of the coronavirus pandemic. New York, like elsewhere around the country, has seen a surge in mailed-in ballots that have delayed results.