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For half a decade, Republican leaders in the North Country have been trying to vanquish their internal demons and rally around a single leader. Once again this year they’ve fallen woefully short. The good news is that Republican voters get the...
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Jan 08, 2004 — Carol Moseley Braun has weathered political scandals since she made history in the U.S. Senate. Jenny Lawton of Chicago Public Radio reports that she has been a symbol of both controversy and hope in her home state. Go to full article
Sep 24, 2002 — 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
Sep 17, 2002 — A candidate who lost last week's GOP primary in the 113th Assembly district says he'll campaign hard in the general election. Thomas Scozzafava announced yesterday that he'll run on the Conservative Party line against Republican Teresa Sayward. Brian Mann has details. Go to full article
Sep 12, 2002 — Election officials say the high number of absentee ballots are raising questions in the 113th Assembly District Republican Primary. Tom Scozzafava - who lost the initial tally by a narrow margin - is demanding a recount. Brian Mann has details. Go to full article
Sep 11, 2002 — In the 114th Assembly district, Republican incumbent Chris Ortloff overwhelmed a strong primary challenge. Just to the south - in the 113th district - Willsboro town supervisor Teresa Sayward won a narrow GOP primary vote. Brian Mann has details. Go to full article
Sep 09, 2002 — Chris Ortloff and Andy Abdallah aren't the only Republicans fighting for the 114th Assembly seat. Also on the GOP ballot tomorrow will be Tupper Lake businessman Bill King. King is fiercely conservative - a pro-life member of the John Birch Society, who served on Tupper Lake's school board. Through the summer, his campaign has been largely invisible. Talking with Brian Mann, King says his ideas should be heard by voters. Go to full article
Sep 06, 2002 — Voters across the North Country will go to the polls next Tuesday to decide party primaries. In the 113th Assembly district, a strong field of Republicans and Democrats are campaigning hard. At a debate last night in Glens Falls, the five candidates answered questions about economic development and the future of the Adirondack Park. Brian Mann has our story. Go to full article
Jul 26, 2002 — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo delivered over 100,000 signatures to the state Board of Elections yesterday, more than what's needed to challenge Carl McCall in the September primary. From Albany, Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
May 23, 2002 — Democrat Andrew Cuomo has rejected New York's Democratic Party Convention. He is taking his case, as he says, directly to the people in a petition campaign to force a primary against fellow Democrat Carl McCall. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
Mar 25, 2002 — Democratic candidate for Governor, Andrew Cuomo, won a surprise upset victory over rival Carl McCall in a straw-poll conducted by the upstate Democratic Rural Conference meeting over the weekend. Karen Dewitt reports from Schenectady. Go to full article