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Golisano Won't Seek GOP Gubernatorial Nomination

Rochester billionaire Tom Golisano has decided not to run for governor of New York. In a statement, Golisano cited personal and professional reasons, but said he wanted to remain active in improving the state's economy. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Former President Clinton Visits Western NY

Former President Bill Clinton visited western New York yesterday. He met with Democrats and potential Republican candidate for governor Thomas Golisano. Clinton started out talking to students at the Rochester Institute of Technology yesterday about the power of individuals to work for public good. But he spent nearly as much time talking about America's health care problems after a question from a student. Bud Lowell in Rochester has more.  Go to full article

Golisano Joins Republican Party

Now that Rochester billionaire Tom Golisano has decided to switch allegiance from the Independence Party he formed to the Republican Party, speculation is growing about what he'll do next. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article
Jeff Graham at his bar, the Speakeasy.
Jeff Graham at his bar, the Speakeasy.

A North Country Assessment of Golisano

David Sommerstein talks with Independence Party executive committee member and former Watertown mayor Jeff Graham about Independence gubernatorial candidate Thomas Golisano's lighter than expected showing. Golisano spent more than $60 million on the campaign.  Go to full article

Gubernatorial Candidates Spend Final Day Campaigning

The candidates for governor of New York spent the last day of the campaign, engaged in a flurry of visits in many parts of the state, in their eleventh hour attempt to get supporters out to the polls. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Golisano Still in the Race for
Governor

Independence Party candidate Tom Golisano is staying in the governor's race. Golisano ended speculation that he might drop out with a paid advertisement on Sunday night. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Gubernatorial Candidates Spend Final Day on the Campaign Trail

With just one day until voters go to the polls, the candidates for governor of New York are fine tuning for last minute strategies, and urging supporters to get out and vote for them on Election Day. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

The Gubernatorial Candidates Respond to the State's Budget Woes

Although most experts believe that the state is facing a budget crisis next year. Few of the candidates for governor have said much of how they would deal with the problem. Reporter Karen Dewitt take a look at what the top three candidate have revealed about how they'll deal with the fiscal problem that many think could be second only to the crisis of the 1970's.  Go to full article

Attack Ads Prevail in the Final Days of the Election

In the final days before the election the New York governor's race has taken its nastiest tone yet. Incumbent Governor George Pataki and Independence party candidate Tom Golisano are running harsh attack ads against each other as Democrat Carl McCall's campaign has faded. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

The Gubernatorial Candidates and the Issues, Part 2: Upstate Economy

One of the major issues in the 2002 New York Governors race has been the stagnant upstate economy and what the candidates can do to improve it. Challengers, Democratic Carl McCall and Independence party's Tom Golisano, have blamed incumbent Governor George Pataki for the state's economic problems. Pataki defends his record. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

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