New York state appeared to be turning a deeper shade of blue as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s easy victory combined with an expected flip of the state Senate to Democratic control. The combination could boost pressure for renewables and energy efficiency goals and potentially make a tough climate for natural gas infrastructure more challenging. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins in a statement late Tuesday said voters of New York state “have elected a clear Democratic majority to the State Senate.” While some election results were not yet in, she said “at least 32 Senate Democratic Conference members have already won election tonight” and that she was confident the majority would grow larger after all results were counted. Backers of legislation mandating an economy-wide shift to renewable energy in New York have been predicting the […]