WSKG’s Election Day watch list

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.

Holden and Tenney battle for New York’s new 24th District

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.

Hochul, Schumer maintain leads in new Marist poll

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.

Your guide to the November midterm election in New York

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.