Christopher Carey won the voters' approval to represent them in The Board of Elections' unofficial results have him receiving 2,204 votes to Christopher Martone's 1,658 votes.
Carey's name appeared on the Republican, Conservative, and Independence tickets. His opponent, Martone, ran on the Democrat and Working Families lines.
"I am so proud of the campaign that we ran," he said. "We kept it about the issues and who was more qualified to be the District 9 legislator."
Carey, 49, is a Bardonia resident. Martone of New City is 31. District 9 encompasses all of Bardonia, parts of Nanuet and New City, and small slivers of Pomona and West Nyack.