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Charter vote to pit Amsterdam mayor against council
AMSTERDAM

Charter vote to pit Amsterdam mayor against council

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
City residents will vote Nov. 4 to amend the city charter, which, in turn, could alter the balance of power in City Hall.
 
HALFMOON

Campaign watchdog group slams both parties in Halfmoon races

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Halfmoon Republicans released a mailer wrongly characterizing one Democratic opponent as having been arrested in a “massive cocaine sting” and another as failing to vote before running for office, Fair Campaign Practices for the Capital Region concluded.
 
Hillary Clinton supports Cuomo for NY governor
NEW YORK

Hillary Clinton supports Cuomo for NY governor

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is supporting New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for a second term.
 
SCHENECTADY

Veteran local attorneys seek Schenectady City Court bench

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Schenectady’s newest City Court judge will be one of two veteran local attorneys. It will be up to voters next month to choose which gets the job.
 
Opponents fare well among debate viewers at Proctors
SCHENECTADY

Opponents fare well among debate viewers at Proctors

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Wednesday night’s televised gubernatorial debate drew only about 30 people to Proctors’ GE Theater, most in support of Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins.
 
Astorino unloads on Cuomo during lone gubernatoral debate
BUFFALO

Astorino unloads on Cuomo during lone gubernatoral debate

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his handling of the economy and government corruption under sharp criticism from Republican Rob Astorino Wednesday night during the only scheduled debate of the governor’s race.
 
Santabarbara slams opponent’s ‘attack’ ads
111TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT

Santabarbara slams opponent’s ‘attack’ ads

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara is speaking out against attack ads from his Republican challenger that say the Democrat from Rotterdam is OK with the exploitation and sexual harassment of women.
 
SCHENECTADY

Gubernatoral debate can be seen Wednesday at Proctors

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
Proctors is welcoming people free of charge to watch the debate between Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Republican Rob Astorino, Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins and Libertarian Michael McDermott.
 

Jasiewicz, Steck take opposite side of issues in race for 110th Assembly District

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
Assemblyman Phil Steck, D-Colonie, said his re-election race against Republican challenger Tom Jasiewicz for the 110th Assembly District seat is nearly identical to the campaign two years ago, with “incredibly negative campaigns” against him.
 
Astorino holds town hall-style meeting at Ballston farm
BALLSTON

Astorino holds town hall-style meeting at Ballston farm

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
Flanked by state and local officials Sunday, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino bashed Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s tax policy and his rollout of controversial new state education standards.
 
Eldridge, Gibson a study in contrasts in race for 19th Congressional District
19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Eldridge, Gibson a study in contrasts in race for 19th Congressional District

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson said he has not taken the attacks of his opponent personally. But whether sitting a few feet from Democratic challenger Sean Eldridge at a debate, or talking to a reporter by phone about the campaign, it’s clear the Kinderhook Republican bristles at some of the barbs.
 
Gibson, Eldridge pull no punches in debate
19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Gibson, Eldridge pull no punches in debate

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson and his 19th Congressional District opponent, Sean Eldridge, squared off Thursday in a televised debate at WMHT in North Greenbush, with the challenger questioning the Republican incumbent’s moderate credentials and Gibson attacking the Democrat as a newcomer who is misleading voters.
 
113TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT

Economy top concern for 113th Assembly District hopefuls

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
Both candidates running for the open 113th Assembly District seat this fall — Carrie Woerner and Steve Stallmer — said the economy is near the top of their concerns
 
JERSEY CITY, N.J.

Cuomo challenger gets help from former NJ governor

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
A former New Jersey governor is lending some help to Rob Astorino — even if current Gov. Chris Christie won't.
 
NORTH GREENBUSH

Gibson, Eldridge to debate on WMHT

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
The public television series "New York NOW" will host a 19th Congressional District debate Thursday between incumbent Republican Chris Gibson and his Democrat challenger, Sean Eldridge.
 
 

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