A group of more than 400 likely voters surveyed by Muhlenberg College ranked the issue second only to the economy.
A group of more than 400 likely voters surveyed by Muhlenberg College ranked the issue second only to the economy.
The 19th Congressional District candidates agree the Southern Tier’s economy is changing, but have different priorities for ushering in that transition.
The Republican state senator’s positions are receiving renewed scrutiny because of comments made during an interview three years ago.
A new poll finds Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul ahead of her Republican opponent, Rep. Lee Zeldin, as she makes inroads into the law enforcement sector, which traditionally has held views to the right of many Democrats.
“The workers don’t like it. It’s not going to be good for the farmers and it could potentially close a lot of our farms.”
Molinaro did not agree to debate on WSKG TV and radio.
Gov. Kathy Hochul gathered with members of the Tompkins County Democratic Committee and experienced Ithaca’s annual front porch music festival.
The Republican candidate for governor, Lee Zeldin, said Friday that even though he is opposed to abortion rights, he respects the views of those who disagree with him and would not make big changes in the state’s abortion rights laws.
The new stance contrasts with one of the key tactics of his campaign — to relentlessly criticize Fetterman for supporting the early release of prisoners.
In recent months, the specter of crime has been a central talking point in Republican state Sen. Doug Mastriano’s campaign for governor.
This November, voters across the U.S. will participate in the midterm election. New Yorkers will have a chance to vote in contests for state executive offices, the U.S. House and Senate, the state Legislature, and more. We’ve answered some key questions about the elections.
Ryan will run in the new 18th Congressional District for a full term. Sempolinski will not seek reelection.
Commonwealth Court judges are mulling whether the Republican-led probe into Pennsylvania’s election system can move forward.
The Republican candidate in the 19th Congressional District race shared his views with voters in Endicott Wednesday.
The entire statewide Republican ticket and several other electoral hopefuls stumped in Vestal Tuesday.
If Mastriano, who got about 44% of the vote in the crowded GOP primary, wants to expand his reach beyond dedicated supporters, it might take some money.
Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman spoke publicly in Pittsburgh for the first time since he suffered a stroke in May on Tuesday, as his Republican opponent in the U.S. Senate race, Dr. Mehmet Oz, pressed Fetterman to commit to debates – and sharpened his criticism of Fetterman’s health problems.
Common Cause New York executive director says spotty voter turnout a result of split primary dates.
Webb, a former Binghamton council member, defeated Ithaca lawyer and political action committee founder Leslie Danks Burke by over 20 points.
Democrat Pat Ryan will fill out the remaining four months of the term in the 19th Congressional District.
Josh Riley will go on to face Republican Marc Molinaro in the general election for New York’s 19th Congressional District.
The second of New York’s two primary voting days is being held on Tuesday August 23, with some hotly contested races. Turnout is expected to be low.
Carl Paladino is running in a primary for the Republican nomination in the new 23rd Congressional District. His primary opponent in the race is Nick Langworthy.
The newly drawn 22nd Congressional District includes all of Onondaga, Madison, and Oneida counties and a small portion of Oswego County,
The Washington Post reported the Justice Department is particularly interested in a scheme to appoint slates of illegitimate Republican electors.
Lea Webb is running in a primary election for the Democratic nomination in the newly drawn 52nd state Senate District. Her primary opponent is Leslie Danks Burke.
Danks Burke is running in a primary election for the Democratic nomination in the newly drawn 52nd state Senate District. Her primary opponent is Lea Webb.
If you’re looking to head to the polls, we have the basics covered.
Della Pia is running as the Republican in the special election to fill out the term for New York’s current 23rd Congressional District. His Republican opponent is Joe Sempolinski.
Steuben County Republican Committee Chairman Joe Sempolinski and Tioga County Democratic Committee Chairman Max Della Pia are running to fill out the vacant seat representing New York’s 23rd Congressional District.
Molinaro is running as the Republican in the special election to fill out the term for New York’s current 19th Congressional District. His Democratic opponent is Pat Ryan.
Arguments continue over who will draw the new state Assembly lines after a court ruled that those lines were unconstitutionally gerrymandered.
Pat Ryan is running as the Democrat in the special election to fill out the term for New York’s current 19th Congressional District. His Republican opponent is Marc Molinaro.
Hadi Matar, a 24-year-old from Fairview, N.J., was charged with attempted murder and assault, New York State Police said.
“I want to be in the business of preventing crimes more so than trying to solve crimes. A red flag (law) allows us to do that.”
The state senate candidate touts Trailblazers as a testament to her record of promoting good government, but former associates say the PAC’s ideals were bent as Danks Burke campaigned.
“I always run like an underdog up until the very last minute. That’s why I am successful.”
The group is targeting Oz’s medical treatment recommendations and health product promotions during his time as host of “The Dr. Oz Show.”
The winner of the Aug. 23 primary will face Republican Marc Molinaro in one of the nation’s most competitive districts.
Democratic candidate Josh Riley wants to return to Washington to buck corporate special interests.
A court will decide how to redraw state Assembly districts for 2024 elections.
Mastriano said he never entered the Capitol, that he left before any violence occurred, and never crossed police lines “as they existed.”
Democratic candidate Jamie Cheney wants to be a voice for agriculture and mothers in the new 19th Congressional District.
“Our farmers, our farmworkers are all getting collectively screwed right now by one-party Democratic rule.”
It helps veterans with mental health issues through peer-to-peer support.
Registered voters have until August 11 to change their party affiliation for the upcoming congressional and state Senate primaries.
The justices rejected the GOP argument that the legislature did not have the power to allow Pennsylvanians to vote by mail without an excuse.
“Independent voters (are) closely divided, 44% with Zeldin, 42% with Hochul.”
The Democratic governor claims legislative Republicans unconstitutionally lumped together five pieces of their “failed” agenda.
“If you embrace antisemites and racists and homophobes and xenophobes, then you are one of them.”
A Fairport man now faces a federal charge in addition to the state charge already filed against him earlier in the week, after he allegedly tried to attack New York gubernatorial candidate Rep. Lee Zeldin.
“The motivation here may be to…keep encouraging voters to believe there is something suspect about the way elections run in Pennsylvania.”
County election workers say they should have more time to open and sort mail-in ballots, but lawmakers have so far failed to approve such a change.
The grant will protect nearly 12,000 acres of land, and 40 farms across the state were awarded funding.
“Kathy Hochul is dragging her feet because of politics, and because there’s an election coming up on Nov. 8.”
Leslie Danks Burke and Lea Webb are competing for the Democratic nomination in the race for New York’s 52nd State Senate District, which covers Ithaca and Binghamton.
Langworthy and Paladino are running in the new 23rd Congressional District, which runs from Buffalo to Chemung County.
Josh Riley and Jamie Cheney are running for the Democratic nomination in the 19th Congressional District. Both candidates are making strong financial gains.
New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed three bills Tuesday to create clean energy jobs, building the infrastructure needed to switch away from fossil fuels.
The judge cited a section of law suggesting the court may consider trying to revive the state’s Independent Redistricting Commission.
Multiple federal investigations as well as court rulings and state-mandated audits found no evidence of extraordinary election problems.
Whether the high-profile races for governor and U.S. Senate motivates voters to turn out this fall is an open question.
Resciniti will face 10-term incumbent Democratic Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-123) in the November general election.
Kumar ran as part of the progressive “Solidarity Slate.” She won more than 70% of the vote, ousting incumbent and fellow Cornell undergrad, Patrick Mehler.
New York Governor Kathy Hochul won Tuesday’s Democratic primary, her first contest in seeking a full term as governor. She’ll now face the Republican primary winner, Long Island Rep. Lee Zeldin, in the November election.
While Governor Hochul is favored to win, her running mate, Lieutenant Governor Antonio Delgado, does not hold the same level of support.
The winner of the June 28 primary will face off against incumbent Democratic Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-123) in the general election this fall.
Voters in New York who are registered as either a Democrat or a Republican will have the chance to pick nominees for governor and lieutenant governor.
Congressional primary elections take place Aug. 23.
Twice in the past 15 years, a lieutenant governor in New York found themselves suddenly elevated to governor.
Andrew Giuliani was not on stage and had to take part virtually in the first two debates due to his vaccination status.
The new laws are intended to counter U.S. Supreme Court decisions of the past decade rolling back parts of the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Ana María Archila dismissed Antonio Delgado’s union endorsements.
Harry Wilson’s allegations against Rep. Lee Zeldin were dismissed by a judge.
The former New York City mayor doesn’t believe Trump’s endorsement is “necessary” pre-primary.
The four Republican candidates for governor in New York squared off in their first debate Monday night on CBS2 TV. And it wasn’t long before they were hurling attacks and challenging each other’s records.
Nick Langworthy’s entrance to the race sets up a potentially contentious primary in the Republican-leaning district.
The court kept the existing Assembly maps to stay in place for the 2022 elections.
The lawsuit asks the court to bar Zeldin from spending campaign funds ahead of the June 28 primary election.
Langworthy’s entry into the race could produce a contentious primary in the heavily Republican-leaning new 23rd District.
The probe has been snared by court challenges, procedural headaches, and funding issues.
Governor Kathy Hochul defended her record against her two primary opponents in a debate Tuesday night, where topics ranged from abortion rights to cryptocurrency mining.
Whoever wins the special election for the 23rd Congressional District will serve out the remainder of Reed’s term, which ends in December.
Still unknown is whether one of the commonwealth’s biggest conservative fundraisers, billionaire Wall Street trader Jeffrey Yass, will give Mastriano money.
The new 24th district, which includes most of Oswego County and stretches west through the Finger Lakes and into Niagara County in western New York.
Mastriano rose to the top of a crowded GOP field for PA governor through candid chats about his extreme conservative views.
Both challengers, in their races against Rep. Stan Saylor and Sen. Pat Browne, criticized their tenure.
“We are well beyond anything that anyone ever contemplated as far as levels of uncertainty. So obviously, more certainty sooner is better.”
Industry condemns the report, while advocates cite growing climate fears.
“That’s a tougher hill for (Claudia Tenney) to climb, but she’s got a lot of name recognition. She has money; she has incumbency.”
Political observers have said Doug Mastriano would likely have to moderate his positions in order to be successful statewide.
Some voters said they were turned away from the polls because they followed an earlier, incorrect polling place assignment.
The new lines create several new competitive districts, and lower the amount of Democratic-leaning districts overall.
The congressional committee investigating the events of Jan. 6 has subpoenaed Mastriano, but he didn’t appear for a deposition in March.
New York is set to hold a primary election on June 28 for statewide offices, but primaries for congressional and state Senate seats will be held on Aug. 23.
The two are uniting in a last-ditch attempt to winnow support for state Sen. Doug Mastriano, who leads the race so far.
StateImpact Pennsylvania checked in on how climate change and energy issues are playing out in the race for U.S. Senate.
“I’m eager to participate in these debates to highlight our strong track record of getting things done for New Yorkers.”
Judge Patrick McAllister wrote in his decision that he believes the Assembly lines are unconstitutional, but the attempts to intervene in the lawsuit came too late.
Democrats and Republicans will consider a number of races, while unaffiliated voters in some parts of the state will weigh ballot questions.
No-excuse mail voting is still valid in Pennsylvania despite an ongoing case before the state Supreme Court.
Delgado had been running for re-election against Republican Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro.
For this election cycle, the rule applies only to Benjamin, who was indicted April 12 on federal corruption charges and resigned later that day.
There’s no incumbent, Gov. Kathy Hochul’s poll numbers are falling, and her lieutenant governor was arrested on corruption charges.
The judge ordered state senate and congressional primary elections postponed to August.
The state Board of Elections says its staff is ready to “quickly develop a new Political Calendar for an August primary”.
The state Legislature may decide whether to keep other primaries in June.
The Pennsylvania primary election in 2022 is May 17. Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know before you vote.
“We seriously disagree with the proposition that this was an egregious gerrymander. We don’t believe it was a gerrymander at all.”
Hawkins and his running mate Gloria Mattera said their first order of business is to get the Green Party on the ballot.
To date, White has dumped $4 million of his own money into his campaign — more self-funding than any other candidate in the race.
Reed touted his work to promote bipartisan consensus building in Congress, but he also painted a grim picture of the growing hyperpartisanship and cynicism he has witnessed on Capitol Hill.
“I appreciate the ambition, but we want to see what the science says, what the facts say on the application and ultimately we’ll make a determination on that and that alone.”
Corman filed his paperwork to withdraw from the race Tuesday afternoon. But just hours later, he reversed the attempt.
The charges stem from a City Council meeting last summer.
Environmental activists call the move “political.”
Democrats immediately said they would appeal the ruling.
“Whether it’s rising crime, sky high taxes, rising cost of living… All of those are an outgrowth of a broken system.”
Pennsylvania’s coordinated campaign has around 40 volunteers stationed across key regions, including 16 on various college campuses
People running for precinct committee or county party spots can now ask for nomination signatures until March 15.
Petitioners did, at least immediately, fail to convince the court to pause elections processes currently under way.
The petition argues New York state legislative and executive leaders, all Democrats, improperly passed the maps in violation of the procedures instituted by a constitutional amendment in 2014.
“After four years of Trump…we still have a Governor and Lieutenant Governor who serve the interests of the billionaires and big corporations.”
At least one of the designated nominees could still face a primary challenge for the official nomination in June.
“Cashless bail needs to be repealed, Alvin Bragg needs to be removed. We need to support law enforcement more, not less.”
“Lawmakers have shackled the hands of law enforcement with irresponsible restrictions, while simultaneously allowing violent criminals to operate with impunity.”
It’s been a pitched battle so far, since both major parties have been eyeing the opportunity to claim an edge for several years.
The Conservative Party of New York State didn’t take kindly to Wilson’s announcement Tuesday, saying they’d continue to back Zeldin in the race for governor.
“I spoke with our keynote speaker today, Hillary Clinton, a few months ago. She tried to persuade me not to run,”
“There are those who actually believe Democrats are vulnerable this November. I flatly reject that notion right here.”
“We are going to continue speaking to New Yorkers. That is basically the strategy. And let them know what our administration is accomplishing.”
“When I heard he was running for governor, I wanted in. I wanted to be part of that campaign — to shake things up and get something done in Albany.”
New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin called on Broome County Republicans to help drive turnout in the Southern Tier leading into the election this fall.
Binghamton City Councilwoman Sophia Resciniti and Robin Alpaugh are looking to unseat nine-term incumbent Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-123).
The Southern Tier district is currently represented by Rep. Tom Reed (R-23) who announced he would not run for reelection.
Harder, a Republican, said he intends to make an endorsement in the race in the coming months, but declined to indicate a preference.
Broome County legislators voted along party lines Tuesday night to adopt a new legislative district map, favored by Republicans. Last week, many residents voiced their concerns about the map in a public hearing.
“Being the 44th mayor of the City of Ithaca has been the honor of my lifetime.”
Candidates are declaring their intentions to run for State Senate across the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes.
In Broome and Tompkins counties, only about 27% of people registered to vote actually cast a ballot.
“I think the Pa. GOP has shifted a bit from [wanting] the most conservative candidate possible to, ‘Who is the most electable?’
The transition comes as several city departments have vacancies or are currently led by individuals looking to retire in the near future.
“We came off an election (in 2020), where Democrats were all charged up to beat Donald Trump. They succeeded. So that motivator is gone.”
“I can handle this, bring it on, but right now, there are so many needs in this state.”
“We have to be willing to stand up to the far left because…(it’s) destroying the party.”
Several counties reported about 32 percent of registered voters turned out at the polls or returned a mail ballot by Tuesday night.
“I would suspect that this is an example of the people who scheduled those initiatives choosing the wrong election to put those initiatives on the ballot.”
Republicans and Conservatives are claiming victory in the rejection of three ballot proposals that would have allowed mail-in voting in New York, same-day voter registration, and made changes to the state’s redistricting process.
The race between Democrat Maria McLaughlin and Republican Kevin Brobson was marked by big campaign spending and negative ads.
Republican candidate Scott Steve declared victory in Cortland’s mayoral race over Tuesday night. He leads Democrat Bruce Tytler by just over 200 votes.
Drnek ended election night with 1,152 votes. His opponent, Republican candidate Len Carson, received 718.
Republicans appear poised to maintain control of the mayor’s office for another four years.
Voters in New York appeared to reject three amendments to the state constitution on Tuesday that would have modified the state’s redistricting process and made it easier to vote, while approving two others on the environment and courts in New York City.
Hundreds of local races across Pennsylvania are on today’s ballot, but determining who is bankrolling the candidates can be onerous.
Binghamton’s mayoral candidates respond to the questions left unasked and unanswered during last month’s mayoral debate.
“With this Unity map, we have the opportunity to elect a candidate of our choice who truly represents us.
There’s a joke in Albany that the title “AG” stands for “Aspiring Governor”, and for good reason. Governors Andrew Cuomo and Elliot Spitzer were both attorney generals.
Democrats favor one set of maps, while GOP commissioners support a different plan.
Millions of dollars from special interests are pouring into the election, a clear sign of the potential future decisions that could hang in the balance.
“In reality, these proportions are devastating to our election integrity.”
There are pros and cons to a ballot proposal that would guarantee New Yorkers’ rights to clean air and water.
Two current members of the Oneonta Common Council are running for the position. Republican candidate Len Carson and Democratic candidate Mark Drnek discussed their vision for the city in a debate Wednesday.
“We definitely recommend for this election that voters do their homework…know what these proposals are.”
The candidates strongly differed over the management of the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant.
Ken Butler will not be on the ballot, but has been rallying support for a write-in campaign.
“This will allow people who have not properly registered to vote, to be able to register to vote on the day of the election, and cast a ballot.”
“15 simple words, each person shall have a right to clean air and clean water and a healthful environment.”
“The ballot is extremely long in several of our counties and they’re like up to three pages, which means that the cost of returning those ballots is more than just a single stamp.”
“What Jay Jacob did was wrong, it was very disturbing, clearly unacceptable and it was hurtful.”
Both candidates will participate in a League of Women Voters Debate to discuss their candidacy and perspective on several policy issues impacting the city.
Experts aren’t exactly certain of any specific immediate legal implications of the amendment.
Everything you need to vote in the 2021 Pa. election, including key dates, how to find your polling place, and guides to the most consequential races.
These races are more contentious than ever, but getting information can be difficult.
Governor Hochul, who was virtually unknown before she took over, has a 55% approval rating, according to the Marist College poll.