NY Gov: Lazio Gives Up Conservative Party Line, Clearing Way for Paladino

By: Monday September 27, 2010 5:02 pm

Earlier this month, Rick Lazio lost New York’s Republican gubernatorial primary in a surprise upset to Carl Paladino. Lazio, however, had already received the nomination of the Conservative Party, and so would have remained on the ballot–likely drawing more votes away from Paladino than from the Democratic nominee, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. But [...]

NY-23: Dem Owens Catches a Lucky Break – Another Three-Way Race

By: Thursday September 23, 2010 8:41 pm

It looks like freshman Rep. Bill Owens (D-NY-23) caught another lucky break, and once again has a path to victory opened up by vote splitting on the right. GOP primary loser Doug Hoffman says he will still campaign in earnest on the Conservative Party ballot line. In New York State, candidates can be nominated by [...]

NY Sen: Three Polls Paint Wildly Different Pictures for Gilibrand

By: Thursday September 23, 2010 5:19 pm

It is rare in politics that you find three different polls from three different, respected pollsters, all released about the same time, with very divergent results–but that is what happened in the Special New York Senate race. SurveyUSA (9/20-21) Kristen Gillibrand (D) 45 Joe DioGuardi (R) 44 Other 8 Undecided 4 Quinnipiac (9/16-20) Kristen Gillibrand [...]

NY Gov: Cuomo Leads Paladino by Only Six Points in New Poll

By: Wednesday September 22, 2010 11:09 am

Popular New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo leads his very conservative Republican challenger Carl Paladino by only six points, according to the latest Quinnipiac poll: Quinnipiac (9/16-20) Andrew Cuomo (D) 49 Carl Paladino (R) 43 Someone Else 1 DK/NA  7 I personally find this poll very hard to believe. The Quinnipiac poll and Siena poll [...]

DUI and Love Child From an Affair: No Problem, Staten Island GOP Says

By: Thursday May 20, 2010 12:30 pm

This is a head-scratcher moment that can only harm the Republican Party’s image. From SILive: In a bombshell announcement, the Staten Island Republican Party executive committee last night endorsed former GOP Rep. Vito Fossella to run against Rep. Michael McMahon (D-Staten Island/Brooklyn) this fall. Do you remember former Rep. Fossella? He was the guy who [...]

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