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Owens supporters and staff reacting to hearing Bill Owens announce that Matt Doheney had just called him to concede the election. Photo: Mark Kurtz
Owens supporters and staff reacting to hearing Bill Owens announce that Matt Doheney had just called him to concede the election. Photo: Mark Kurtz

NY21: What does Owens' win say about the district?

Brian Mann has reported and blogged throughout the 21st District congressional race. He joined Martha Foley on the line Wednesday morning, after a long night, to talk about what Owens' win Tuesday night says about the electorate.  Go to full article
Owens making his victory speech just after midnight Wednesday morning. Photo: Mark Kurtz

Owens wins NY21 after tough race

Democrat Bill Owens survived one of the most costly and bitter political campaigns in North Country history Tuesday night.

The Plattsburgh congressman traded blows through the summer with Matt Doheny, a Watertown investment banker.

Doheny promised to return the region's House district to Republican hands in 2010 and again in 2012.

But once again Tuesday night, Owens prevailed -- this time holding the seat by at least 4,000 votes.  Go to full article
Matt Doheny thanks supporters Tuesday night. Photo: David Sommerstein

NY21: Doheny hustle falls short

Jefferson County businessman Matt Doheny lost a second straight close election to Democratic Congressman Bill Owens. With the race neck and neck most of the night, Owens took a 4,000 vote lead late.  Go to full article
Kirsten Gillibrand. Photo: Mark Kurtz

Gillibrand winds landslide victory in US Senate Race

Democratic New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand won a landslide victory over Republican Wendy Long on Tuesday. By some reports, Gillibrand won the largest percentage in New...  Go to full article
Janet Duprey talking with her Plattsburgh district office administrative assistant Cathy Kourofsky and her husband Brian at the Duprey campaign headquarters in Plattsburgh. Photo: Mark Kurtz

Duprey wins 115th Assembly seat

Republican Janet Duprey swept the 115th Assembly race last night, beating back Conservative challenger Karen Bisso and Democrat Tim Carpenter. She won 52 percent of the vote....  Go to full article
State Sen. Patty Ritchie celebrates re-election last night.

Ritchie defeats Tresidder in 48th state Senate district

Incumbent Republican state Senator Patty Ritchie easily won reelection in the 48th district, covering Jefferson, Oswego and St. Lawrence counties. She beat Democrat Amy...  Go to full article
Assemblyman Marc Butler taking a question from an unidentified reporter at at NYS budget meeting. Photo: Marc Butler Assembly website

Butler wins 118th Assembly district

Long time Republican Assembly member Marc Butler won the newly drawn 118th district. He got more than twice as many votes as Democrat Joseph Chilelli. The 118th now runs from...  Go to full article
Bob Bevilacqua (right) shakes hands with Tom Catillaz in the Harrietstown Town Hall Tuesday night after Bevilcqua defeated Catillaz in the race for Town Supervisor. Photo: Chris Knight via <a href="">Adirondack Daily Enterprise</a><br />

Bevilacqua beats Catillaz for Harrietstown Supervisor seat

One of the most hotly contested local races in the North Country yesterday was in the Saranac Lake area, where two political veterans battled for the position of town of...  Go to full article

NY State Senate control still undecided

Democrats easily retained their supermajority in the New York Assembly. But it could be weeks until it's decided which party is going to control the state Senate. Absentee...  Go to full article
Voter leaving Dekalb Town Hall on Election Day. Photo: Natasha Haverty

Voter voxpop: Moments around St. Lawrence County

St. Lawrence County saw strong voter turn out on Tuesday. Reporter Natasha Haverty captured some audio portraits of the North Country.  Go to full article
Artifacts found near Long Lake by summer vacationers in the 1960's and 70's.  Photo: Andy Flynn

Adirondack Attic: Native American artifacts

Andy Flynn visits the Adirondack Museum for a closer look at Native American artifacts -- pottery and arrowheads -- found near Long Lake, for this month's edition of "The...  Go to full article
One of many quilts on display at View in Old Forge through December 2nd.  Photo: View

Quilters honored at annual show in Old Forge

Quilts of all sizes and designs are on display at View in Old Forge this month. The 26th annual Quilts Unlimited show includes more than 120 quilts in a great array...  Go to full article