Month: October 2020

Legislative Gazette photo by Marlee Capuano.
Campaign signs on Western Avenue in Albany, New York advocating for opponents Liz Joy and Paul Tonko in the race for New York’s 20th Congressional District.
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Incumbent Paul Tonko Challenged by Liz Joy for New York’s 20th Congressional District

As November and the presidential election approaches, the U.S. congressional districts are beginning to hold elections as well. In the 20th Congressional District of New York, incumbent Democrat Paul Tonko is being challenged by Republican Liz Joy. The 20th Congressional District of New York consists of all of Albany and […]

Metzger facing Republican challenger in 42nd Senate District
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Metzger facing Republican challenger in 42nd Senate District

State Senator Jen Metzger, a freshman Democrat, is running for re-election in District 42 on November 3. Her Republican opponent is first-time candidate Mike Martucci. Senate District 42 includes Sullivan County and parts of Delaware, Orange, and Ulster counties. Although the largely rural district has a mix of Democratic and […]

Former assemblywoman challenging Boyle in 4th Senate District
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Former assemblywoman challenging Boyle in 4th Senate District

New York State Senate District 4, which accounts for a large portion of southwestern Suffolk County on Long Island, is currently represented by Senator Phil Boyle. Sen. Boyle is now up for his fifth term since first being elected in 2012, representing the Republican, Conservative, and Independent parties.  He will […]

First-term assemblyman has Democratic challenger in 102nd District
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First-term assemblyman has Democratic challenger in 102nd District

Democrat Betsy Kraat is challenging freshman incumbent Chris Tague (R,C,I) for the 102nd Assembly District. The district includes Greene County, Schoharie County, part of Albany County, part of Columbia County, part of Delaware County, part of Otsego County and part of Ulster County. Kraat has experience as a tenant in […]

Malliotakis, Rose square off in contentious debate as they fight for NYC swing district
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Malliotakis, Rose square off in contentious debate as they fight for NYC swing district

First-term incumbent and Democratic U.S Congressman Max Rose is running for re-election against Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis for New York’s 11th Congressional District in one of the most closely watched elections of the year. The outcome of this contentious swing district, which includes Staten Island and southern Brooklyn, could greatly […]