Category: Elections

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INSIDE THE FLX: Leslie Danks Burke discusses digital campaigning and New York’s newest challenges (podcast)

When Leslie Danks Burke set out to run for New York State Senate in the 58th District she could not have imagined what this campaign would look like. Even the most-astute politicians have been thrown for a loop by the Coronavirus pandemic ... MORE
Wayne County Democratic Committee gathers signatures for 2020 elections

Wayne County Democratic Committee gathers signatures for 2020 elections

Each year, local representatives of the Democratic Party in Wayne County gather signatures from enrolled Democrats for local, regional and state political candidates. Every other year, they also circulate petitions to designate two Democratic Committee representatives in each election district. With the ... MORE
LIVE AT 3 PM: Cindy Wade discusses campaign for New York State Assembly (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Cindy Wade discusses campaign for New York State Assembly (podcast)

Former Canandaigua City Councilor Cindy Wade has entered the race for the 131st District. The Republican is looking to succeed longtime Assemblyman and former Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, who announced his retirement earlier this year. On Episode #222 of the Inside ... MORE
Republicans confident that turnout won’t be an issue in NY-27 special election

Republicans confident that turnout won’t be an issue in NY-27 special election

President Donald Trump won’t have a primary in April, but Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy said that GOP voters would still turnout for important special elections. “There’s nothing I’d be more excited about getting the vote out for President Trump,” Langworthy said. “But ... MORE
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INSIDE THE FLX: Former Congresswomen Loretta Sanchez & Ann-Marie Buerkle reflect on careers (podcast)

On this special roundtable edition of “Inside the FLX” former Congresswomen Loretta Sanchet and Ann-Marie Buerkle reflect upon their careers in Congress as women, discuss how to work in a bipartisan fashion when addressing abortion and reproductive rights, and also weigh-in on ... MORE
Melissa Brown enters race for Seneca County Clerk

Melissa Brown enters race for Seneca County Clerk

Seneca Falls resident Melissa Brown has declared her candidacy for the position of county clerk, joining the growing list of Democrats running for office in Seneca County this year. Brown, 35, is a nine-year veteran of county employment. She graduated from Finger ... MORE
Early voting dates set in Ontario County

Early voting dates set in Ontario County

The Ontario County Board of Elections has set dates and times for early voting in the Democratic presidential primary and 27th Congressional District special election. The Finger Lakes Times reports that the voting hours fall as follows: Saturday, April 18, 9 am ... MORE
Commissioners around NYS call for April 28 election to be postponed until June

Commissioners around NYS call for April 28 election to be postponed until June

The New York State Elections Commissioner Association is calling for immediate action by Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York State Legislature to protect the electoral process during the COVID-19 pandemic.  “Elections Boards throughout the state are risking personnel safety and health to ... MORE
Democrats will primary each other in 24th District to challenge Rep. Katko in November

Democrats will primary each other in 24th District to challenge Rep. Katko in November

There is going to be a primary in the 24th Congressional District. Francis Canole secured backing of the Onondaga County Democrats, according to Finger Lakes News Radio. Dana Balter, who ran a competitive race against Rep. John Katko in 2018 has been ... MORE
LIVE AT 10 AM: Supervisor Lou Guard talks Ontario County issues (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Supervisor Lou Guard talks future of Ontario County (podcast)

Ontario County is battling odors from the landfill located along 5&20, but that’s hardly the only issue impacting life in the middle of the Finger Lakes. This week on Inside the FLX, we go in-depth on some of the most-pressing issues with ... MORE
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McMurray stripped of job, paycheck at Delaware North until after special election

Nate McMurray, a Democrat and candidate in the 27th Congressional District special election slated for April 28th has been stripped of his job and paycheck. At least until after the April 28th election. The owner and chairman of Delaware North is Jeremy ... MORE
Assemblyman Brian Kolb talks retirement,

Assemblyman Brian Kolb talks retirement, service to 131st District

Assemblyman Brian Kolb is speaking out after his decision last week to not seek re-election was announced. He talked with RochesterFirst.com about his time in office, the DWI that unravelled his leadership, and now the most-recent decision to join other Republicans in ... MORE
Jeff Shipley announces his candidacy for New York State Assembly in 131st District

Jeff Shipley announces his candidacy for New York State Assembly in 131st District

Jeff Shipley, President and CEO of the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce, formally announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for New York State Assembly in the 131st District. The seat recently opened up when longtime Assemblyman and former Minority Leader Brian ... MORE
Roger Misso says he’ll stay in the race for NY-23 at press conference

‘WILL NOT BACK DOWN’: Roger Misso says he’ll stay in the race for NY-23

Roger Misso is not backing down. The veteran, and rural Democrat running for the 24th Congressional District says he will stay in the race and force a primary. Misso is a native of Red Creek and graduated from Red Creek High School ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Dr. Scott Noren discusses campaign for NY-23 (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Dr. Scott Noren discusses campaign for NY-23 (podcast)

On Episode #214 of Inside the FLX it’s a conversation with Congressional Candidate Dr. Scott Noren. He says political parties and affiliation should not be the primary driving force in the electoral process – rather representation should take center stage. He’s looking ... MORE