Month: November 2022

Purple Districts, Motivated Voters and Polarizing Issues — Experts Unpack Hudson Valley Election Results
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Purple Districts, Motivated Voters and Polarizing Issues — Experts Unpack Hudson Valley Election Results

New York proved to be a battleground state in this year’s midterm elections. The state saw a conservative shift in traditionally blue districts in the Hudson Valley and elsewhere, with an incongruity between statewide and congressional elections. A week after midterm results are in, pundits and political experts are examining […]

Stefanik Cruises to Victory in North Country District, Elected House GOP Conference Chair
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Stefanik Cruises to Victory in North Country District, Elected House GOP Conference Chair

In the fight for New York’s 21st Congressional District seat, incumbent Elise Stefanik took the win over Democratic challenger Matt Castelli with an 18.51 percent lead. According to The New York State Board of Elections, Stefanik had 58.53 percent of the votes, compared to Castelli’s 40.02 percent. In the sprawling […]

Zeldin Congratulates Hochul, says Albany Should Take Note of Tuesday’s Vote Count
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Zeldin Congratulates Hochul, says Albany Should Take Note of Tuesday’s Vote Count

With all but one election district reporting, Lee Zeldin issued a concession statement Wednesday afternoon congratulating Gov. Kathy Hochul for her winning a full four-year term. The Long Island Republican also said “those controlling Albany” should take note of the 2,694,086 New Yorkers who voted for him, representing 46.77 percent […]

Malliotakis Wins in 11th Congressional District, Dems retain other NYC House Seats
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Malliotakis Wins in 11th Congressional District, Dems retain other NYC House Seats

The results are in for the congressional districts spanning the five boroughs of New York City. While Democrats maintained their House seats most of New York City, Congressional District 11, which comprises all of Staten Island and part of southern Brooklyn, has crowned Republican Nicole Malliotakis winner for the second […]