Rensselaer, NY, Nov 14, 2012 — Senate Republicans have gained one more member in the fight for control of the chamber. Newly elected Brooklyn Democrat Simcha Felder says he'll sit with the GOP.
Felder is very valuable addition for Republicans trying to retain control of the Senate. In the current count from last week's voting, Democrats have won 31 seats, and Republicans have won 30. Two races are still being tallied. Go to full article
Queensbury, NY, Nov 09, 2012 — State Senator Betty Little ran unopposed this week and will once again represent a big chunk of the North Country in the state legislature. But she returns to office in a changed political landscape.
Her district has changed, absorbing a new chunk of St. Lawrence County. Her Republican Party also took major hits this week, losing the North Country's House seat and possibly possibly losing its long-standing majority in the state Senate. Go to full article
Rensselaer, NY, Nov 08, 2012 — Control of the State Senate is still up in the air, and could be for weeks. Democrats are claiming victory, but Republicans are not conceding. They say they're waiting until... Go to full article
Nov 07, 2012 — 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
Rensselaer, NY, Nov 07, 2012 — 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
Nov 07, 2012 — 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
Herkimer, NY, Nov 07, 2012 — 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
Nov 07, 2012 — 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... Go to full article
Watertown, NY, Nov 07, 2012 — 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... Go to full article