Pennsylvania is one of 15 states that is checking midterm election results using that style of audit.
Pennsylvania is one of 15 states that is checking midterm election results using that style of audit.
Freshman Republican congressman-elect says lawmakers in purple districts key to governing.
State senators elected Sen. Kim Ward to lead the chamber as President pro tempore
There are increasing calls to replace the head of the state’s Democratic Party, Jay Jacobs, after Gov. Kathy Hochul’s narrow win for election last week and the loss of four congressional seats to Republicans.
“With a map that reflects the population more evenly, there’s the possibility that everybody’s voice will be heard.”
The Republican nominee in the Pennsylvania governor’s race has conceded he lost, five days after the election was called for his opponent.
Shapiro faces a new challenge: navigating a state legislature that has often served as a foil to gubernatorial agendas.
Democratic Attorney General Josh Shapiro is thanking voters for giving him a win in Pennsylvania’s governor’s race.
Webb leads by less than two percentage points, or 1,500 votes over David.
Longtime incumbent Donna Lupardo defended her Broome County Assembly district despite Republican victories elsewhere Tuesday.
In a major win for Republicans, Marc Molinaro beat out Democrat Josh Riley in the toss up race.
New York has elected its first female governor, with Gov. Kathy Hochul winning a full term, defeating Long Island Rep. Lee Zeldin in what was a closer race than many had expected.
Democratic candidate Kathleen Newcomb lost despite receiving Harder’s endorsement.
Ithaca’s acting mayor Laura Lewis, a Democrat, won Tuesday’s election. She will serve out the final year of former Mayor Svante Myrick’s term.
WSKG reporters are in Binghamton and Ithaca covering the region’s biggest races.
“This has always been a must-win race for us.”
Tuesday’s midterm elections will determine whether Democrats retain control of the House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. Democrats are also defending control of the New York governor’s mansion and both houses of the state Legislature.
Many college students in New York will be able to cast their ballot on campus this year. For some, it’s the first general election where that’s an option.
Tuesday is Election Day, and it brings to an end the surprisingly close and hard-fought race for governor of New York between Kathy Hochul and Lee Zeldin.
While Shapiro has run a ‘textbook’ campaign, Mastriano has largely avoided media inquiries.
The 19th Congressional District continues to shape up to be one of the most competitive House races in the country this year.
Gov. Kathy Hochul and her challenger, Long Island Rep. Lee Zeldin, locked in a close race, kept up frenzied campaign schedules over the weekend, with just one full day left before Election Day.
Candidates for statewide office rallied in Johnson City Sunday, making one last pitch to voters before Tuesday’s midterm elections.
With Election Day right around the corner, what might we expect to see once the polls close?
When New Yorkers vote this election season, they will be choosing an attorney general for the next four years.
Whoever prevails will be the No. 2 elected official in New York state, and first in the succession line for governor, so it’s worth paying attention to them.
Both candidates are hoping to clinch the U.S. Congress seat for New York’s newly drawn 24th Congressional District.
Counties and the Department of State say ballot processing and due diligence take time to do properly.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has been asked to determine whether mail ballots that a voter failed to date should be thrown out or counted on Nov. 8.
Super PACs and other groups have spent over $10 million in NY19 race to date.
Kathy Hochul and Lee Zeldin both have close associations with the current and former presidents and both have tried to use that to their advantage during the campaign.
WRVO – New York’s 24th Congressional District looks a little different this election. The district includes 12 counties extending from Watertown through the Finger Lakes into western New York. Republican Rep. Claudia Tenney and Democratic nominee Steve Holden are vying for New York’s 24th congressional seat. Tenney, who currently represents New York’s 22nd Congressional District, said after redistricting she chose to run in the new 24th District. “The districts are very similar,” Tenney said.
President Joe Biden visited Syracuse Thursday to celebrate the $100-billion investment in central New York from the semiconductor and chip company Micron Technology.
In their lone debate before polls close on Nov. 8, Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate candidates were grilled Tuesday night about where they stand on key issues.
Zeldin has made reducing crime a central theme of his campaign, airing ads portraying scenes of mayhem and blaming Hochul.
The lone debate between U.S. Senate candidates John Fetterman and Dr. Mehmet Oz was much like the campaign itself: nasty, brutish, and — especially for Democrats hoping to put an end to discussions of Fetterman’s health — perhaps not short enough.
The two candidates for New York governor, Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul and the Republican challenger, Long Island Rep. Lee Zeldin, sparred in a spirited debate held on Spectrum News Tuesday night that touched on crime, abortion, and threats to democracy.
Two weeks until Election Day, Josh Riley and Marc Molinaro have yet to agree to a debate in the competitive 19th Congressional District.
With two weeks out before the 2022 midterms, WSKG Government and Politics Reporter Vaughn Golden discusses endorsements in the Broome County sheriff race and the continuing debate over debates in the 19th Congressional District Race.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul offered statistics on crime at a press conference Monday, saying the data shows her approach is working.
Democrat Josh Shapiro is carving out a formidable financial advantage in a contest widely viewed as a referendum on nearly every major issue.
Democratic candidate Governor Kathy Hochul believes her strong support of abortion rights will sway more swing voters to her, compared to Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin, who opposes abortion.
New York’s Democratic Party is stepping up its complaints about the Republican candidate for governor, Rep. Lee Zeldin.
Candidates Lea Webb and Rich David faced off in a debate. WSKG’s Megan Zerez and Phoebe Taylor-Vuolo recap the race with Matt Butler of the Ithaca Voice.
Republican Rich David and Democrat Lea Webb faced off in a debate hosted by WSKG Thursday in the race for New York’s 52nd state Senate district.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, who has seen her lead in the governor’s race slip in the polls, is coming down hard on her opponent’s ties to former President Donald Trump.
Knocking those ballots out of play would help the GOP in competitive races – since Democrats are far more likely to use the state’s vote-by-mail system.
New polls out Tuesday show the race for New York governor is tightening, with Republican candidate Rep. Lee Zeldin narrowing the gap between himself and Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul.
People who live in rural Pennsylvania face unique barriers to health care, broadband, and economic opportunities.
With three weeks out before the 2022 midterms, WSKG Government and Politics Reporter Vaughn Golden discusses NY19 financial disclosures and recently obtained documents shedding light on how state lawmakers prepared for redistricting turmoil.
The general election is right around the corner and there are some important dates coming up before the election to keep in mind.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated a key federal precedent that had held that undated mail ballots should be counted.
You’ll decide the race for State Comptroller, the state’s money-manager, in next month’s election.
Outside groups continue to spend heavily on competitive House race.
Rep. Lee Zeldin, the Republican candidate for New York governor, visited his favorite pizza shop near the State Capitol on Friday for a slice — and to talk about concerns about rising crime.
County boards must prove their workers processed and counted all mail-in ballots starting on the Nov. 8 election day without stopping.
New York Governor Kathy Hochul held a 10 percent lead over challenger, Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin. In New York’s U.S. Senate race, Democratic Majority Leader Chuck Schumer leads Republican Joe Pinion 54 percent to 34 percent.
Interviewers have zeroed in on the topic as Fetterman has been barnstorming local and national outlets.
The two candidates for governor in New York are doubling down on their priority issues in the race.
The governor views the shooting outside the Zeldin home as another reason to double down on controlling illegal guns.
With four weeks out before the 2022 midterms, WSKG’s Vaughn Golden and Phoebe Taylor-Vuolo discuss endorsements in the race for Broome County Sheriff and a new poll for the 19th Congressional District.
Except in rare circumstances, voters can only drop off their own ballot at a mailbox, drop box, or county election office.
State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli (D) discusses the state’s finances six months after the state budget was passed.
A debate between between candidates Lea Webb (D) and David Rich (R) will be presented on WSKG News radio and live stream on Facebook Live October 20 at 12:00 PM.
We are now less than five weeks out from this year’s elections, and a new poll has Democrats ahead in statewide races.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is defending a decision to buy $637 million in COVID-19 rapid tests from a campaign donor.
With five weeks out to election day, WSKG’s Vaughn Golden checks in with New York Public Radio Albany Bureau Chief Karen DeWitt, redistricting expert Michael Li on this week’s Politics Tuesday.
A Commonwealth Court judge rejected a move to ban counties from letting voters fix minor issues. But the case may not have much effect on the midterms.
As Pennsylvania gears up for the pivotal 2022 election, Spotlight PA and WSKG News want to empower voters to make an informed decision on Nov. 8.
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.