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Hochul Asks State Police to Investigate Recent Rash of School ‘Swatting’ Calls
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Hochul Asks State Police to Investigate Recent Rash of School ‘Swatting’ Calls

After a second day of widespread “swatting” calls to school districts across New York, Gov. Kathy Hochul reassured parents and educators that the State Police are actively investigating the incidents. On March 30, a reported 36 “swatting” incidents occurred across New York state, threatening school districts with the potential of […]

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 […]

Congressman Ryan, Ulster County Democrats Celebrate Victories and Look to the Future
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Congressman Ryan, Ulster County Democrats Celebrate Victories and Look to the Future

This past Tuesday Pat Ryan, D-Gardiner, held his victory party at the Best Western Plus Kingston Hotel And Conference Center in Kingston as he became the newly elected Congressman of District 18. Ryan defeated Republican opponent, Colin Schmitt, R-New Windsor, in a very close race winning by less than 1 […]

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 […]