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Election 2012

State Sen. Patty Ritchie celebrates re-election last night.
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 Tresidder by a more than two-to-one margin. Now Ritchie looks ahead to tackling the economic issues facing the state.  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.

The incumbent Republican will return to Albany next year, representing Clinton, Franklin, and part of St. Lawrence counties. While last night's victory was decisive, the campaign wasn't easy.  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
Doheny inner circle watching tensely as results come in. Photo: David Sommerstein

NY21: Doheny supporters wait and hope

David Sommerstein is at Matt Doheny's campaign headquarters at the Italian-American Civic Association in Watertown (Owens is at an American Legion post in Plattsburgh). He...  Go to full article
Numbers watchers at Bill Owens HQ in Plattsburgh. Photo: Mark Kurtz

NY21: Nerves on both sides as Congressional race numbers come in

Brian Mann and David Sommerstein are camped out at the campaign headquarters of Bill Owens and Matt Doheny, respectively, as the two candidates for the 21st District...  Go to full article
The Doheny family watches election results. Photo: David Winters

Waiting continues in Doheny HQ

David Sommerstein is at the Matt Doheny campaign Headquarters in Watertown. He spoke to Martha at just after 11:00 p.m.  Go to full article
NCPR reporter David Sommerstein calls in an live update from Matthew Doheny's campaign headquarters in Watertown. Photo: David Winters

Doheny camp settles in for a potentially long wait

The race for New York's 21st District Congressional race has been a tough, nasty, expensive slog, and it could be some time before we see the results.

Tonight...  Go to full article
Brian Mann calls in from Owens HQ in Plattsburgh. Photo: Mark Kurtz

Waiting game as Owens camp awaits voter results

It could be a while before we see the results from the New York 21st District Congressional race. The ballots in the race were ordered impounded by a state supreme court...  Go to full article
Democrat Tim Carpenter at a candidates' debate in October. Photo: Jennifer Kowalczyk, Mountain Lake PBS

115th Assembly candidate Carpenter philosophical about chances

Three candidates are vying for the 115th assembly seat, representing Clinton, Franklin, and St. Lawrence counties to the New York State Assembly.

Tim Carpenter is...  Go to full article
Sisters Toni Seaver and Tonya Davis serve up pies, pies, and more pies homemade by the Pierrepont Ladies Auxiliary at the town's Election Night dinner. Photo: David Sommerstein

Voter voxpop: Chicken, pie and democracy in Pierrepont

Election Night dinners are a social tradition in the North Country. For many voters, they also represent a relief from the barrage of advertising and political maneuvering....  Go to full article

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