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The Gubernatorial Candidates and the Issues, Part 1: Education

With one week to go in the New York governor's race, many voters are not making up their minds about who they will choose on election day. Karen Dewitt takes a look at where the top three candidates in the race stand on issues that are important to New Yorkers, beginning with education.  Go to full article

Assessing the 2002 Gubernatorial Campaigns

Martha Foley talks with legislative correspondent Karen Dewitt about what's going on this election: the third party candidate may come in second, the incumbent gets a lukewarm endorsement from the state's biggest paper, and observers expect fewer voters at the polls than ever.  Go to full article

Golisano Climbing in the Polls

There is an increase in speculation in political circles. The Independence Party candidate Tom Golisano, who is climbing in the polls, could possibly come in second in the New York governor's race, leaving Democrat Carl McCall to finish third. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Golisano Unveils Plan for Legalized Medical Marijuana

The most conservative candidate in the race for governor has come out with a plan to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes. The announcements by businessman Tom Golisano, comes as the Independence Party's candidate gained ground in a new poll. Karen Dewitt has details.  Go to full article

Poll: Pataki Leads Gubernatorial Race

A new Marist College poll brings good news for Governor George Pataki. Pataki leads his nearest challenger, Democrat Carl McCall, by more than 16 points. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Golisano Wins Independence Party Primary

Although the primaries were over two weeks ago, the results of the Independence party primary are still being tallied. According to the final, but unofficial, vote count from the State Board of Elections, Rochester businessman Tom Golisano beat Governor George Pataki by less than 500 votes. Golisano received 9,572 votes to Pataki's 9,076 votes. Over the weekend, Golisano tried to mend fences with the fractured party that he founded in 1994. Karen Dewitt was at the Independence Party meeting Albany.  Go to full article

Golisano Releases Campaign Finance Reform Plan

The candidate who's spending the most money in the race for govenor of New York, Tom Golisano, has released a reform plan that would limit spending in election campaigns. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Gubernatorial Candidates Tout Support for Education

Education has become the pivotal issue in the New York state governor's race. Governor Pataki, a Republican, and his Democratic rival Carl McCall, have both launched new TV ads touting their support for education. Karen Dewitt takes a look at some of the candidate's stands on this issue.  Go to full article

Gubernatorial Candidates Rally Upstate Voters

Governor George Pataki who announced the creation of 200 high tech jobs took some heat on the upstate economy from third party candidate, Tom Golisano. Meanwhile, Democratic candidate, Carl McCall flush from a primary victory, toured cities across New York to rally supporters.  Go to full article

Golisano Makes It a 3-Person Gubernatorial Race

When businessman Tom Golisano won the Independence Party primary Tuesday, he changed the dynamics of the governor's race from a two-person race to a three-person race. As Karen Dewitt reports, the new balance may be the most challenging for incumbent governor George Pataki. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

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