Election 2012 http://wxxinews.org en Local State Senate and Assembly Race Results http://wxxinews.org/post/local-state-senate-and-assembly-race-results <p><strong>Local NYS Senate Winners in Contested Races:</strong></p><ul><li>55th District - Ted O'Brien (D, WF)</li><li>61st District - Michael Ranzenhofer (R,C, I)</li></ul><p><strong>Local NYS Assembly Winners in Contested Races:</strong></p><ul><li>133rd Distrist - Bill Nojay (R, I)</li><li>135th District - Mark Johns (R, C, I)</li><li>137th District - David Gantt (D)</li><li>138th District - Harry Bronson (D, WF, I)</li><li>139th District - Stephen Hawley (R, C, I)</li></ul><p></p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 05:28:05 +0000 Julie Philipp 17661 at http://wxxinews.org Play Election Bingo http://wxxinews.org/post/play-election-bingo <p>Play Election 2012 bingo with our friends at WNYC. See if you get five-in-a-row this year.</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="0" height="785" scrolling="no" src="http://project.wnyc.org/media-bingo/embed.html" width="600"></iframe></p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 00:59:00 +0000 Juan Vazquez 17659 at http://wxxinews.org Slaughter Regains Lead Over Brooks http://wxxinews.org/post/slaughter-regains-lead-over-brooks <p>Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-Fairport), has regained her double digit lead over challenger Maggie Brooks (R-Webster) according to the latest poll from Siena Research Institute.</p><p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 14:39:18 +0000 Juan Vazquez 17643 at http://wxxinews.org Slaughter Regains Lead Over Brooks 25th Congressional District Debate: Louise Slaughter-Maggie Brooks http://wxxinews.org/post/25th-congressional-district-debate-louise-slaughter-maggie-brooks <p>Watch our <em>Voice of the Voter</em> debate between candidates for the&nbsp;25th Congressional District:&nbsp;</p><p>Louise Slaughter (D,WF)</p><p>Maggie Brooks (R,C,I)</p><p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 14:56:08 +0000 Juan Vazquez 17554 at http://wxxinews.org GOP Candidates Use Cuomo's Image to Bolster Campaigns http://wxxinews.org/post/gop-candidates-use-cuomos-image-bolster-campaigns <p>Governor Cuomo is not running for office this year- but his face and name are still appearing in election mailers in many New York homes.&nbsp; That’s because state lawmakers from both parties running for re election are using the popular governor’s image in their campaign literature.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>George Amedore, an Assemblyman who is seeking to fill the newly created 63<sup>rd</sup> Senate seat in the Mohawk and Hudson Valleys, has sent a full color flyer to homes in the district, prominently featuring Amedore clasping hands with a smiling Governor Cuomo.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 21:53:10 +0000 Karen DeWitt 17550 at http://wxxinews.org GOP Candidates Use Cuomo's Image to Bolster Campaigns Slaughter/Brooks Debate, On-air, Online, Mobile and Social http://wxxinews.org/post/slaughterbrooks-debate-air-online-mobile-and-social <p>Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-Fairport) and Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks (R-Webster) face-off &nbsp;in our <em>Voice of the Voter</em> debate tonight, starting at 8 p.m.</p><p><em>Voice of the Voter</em> is a partnership between WXXI, <a href="http://www.13wham.com">13WHAM</a>, <a href="http://www.democratandchronicle.com">Democrat &amp; Chronicle</a>, and <a href="http://www.wdkx.com">WDKX 103.9</a>. Support comes from the <a href="http://www.racf.org">The Community Foundation</a>.</p><p><strong>Here's what you need to know:</strong></p><p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 16:08:28 +0000 Julie Philipp 17544 at http://wxxinews.org Slaughter/Brooks Debate, On-air, Online, Mobile and Social Bill Clinton Headlines Rally for Slaughter and Hochul http://wxxinews.org/post/bill-clinton-headlines-rally-slaughter-and-hochul <p>UPDATE: Due to ticket demand, the rally has been moved to the Main Street Armory in Rochester.</p><p>Former President Bill Clinton will be in Rochester on &nbsp;Friday afternoon to rally support for Representatives&nbsp;Louise Slaughter (D-Fairport)&nbsp;and Kathy Hochul (D-Amherst), as both incumbents are in close races according to recent Siena polls.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 19:36:06 +0000 Matthew Leonard 17541 at http://wxxinews.org Bill Clinton Headlines Rally for Slaughter and Hochul Cuomo to Offer Comments at Presidential Debate on Long Island http://wxxinews.org/post/cuomo-offer-comments-presidential-debate-long-island <p>Governor Cuomo will be on Long Island tonight for the second Presidential debate, and will offer his opinions afterward of how things went. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Cuomo, who normally shuns the national spotlight, is making a rare campaign related appearance for President Obama, watching the debate at Hofstra University and , in his words “cheering the President on”. Afterward, he’ll &nbsp;provide commentary in the spin room.</p><p></p><p>The governor has some advice for Mr. Obama, who was widely perceived as losing the first debate.</p><p></p><p>“Win,” Cuomo said.</p><p></p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 19:02:36 +0000 Karen DeWitt 17540 at http://wxxinews.org Cuomo to Offer Comments at Presidential Debate on Long Island 27th Congressional District Debate http://wxxinews.org/post/27th-congressional-district-debate <p>Democratic Congresswoman Kathy Hochul debates the issues with her Republican challenger Chris Collins in a televised event later tonight.</p><p>WNED-TV in Buffalo hosts the debate, and you can <a href="http://interactive.wxxi.org/listen" target="_blank">hear it live on AM-1370</a> at 7 p.m., or watch it at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD.</p><p>The newly drawn 27th district covers suburban and rural areas in between Rochester and Buffalo.&nbsp;Hochul won in a special election held last year.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 12:42:40 +0000 Alex Crichton 17537 at http://wxxinews.org 27th Congressional District Debate Poll: Slaughter slightly ahead of Brooks in 25th Congressional District race http://wxxinews.org/post/poll-slaughter-slightly-ahead-brooks-25th-congressional-district-race <p>Congresswoman Louise Slaughter has a slim lead over Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks in the 25th Congressional District race, ahead of their <em>Voice of the Voter</em> debate on Friday night.</p><p>According to the latest <em>Voice of the Voter</em> poll conducted by Siena College Research Institute, the incumbent Democrat leads her Republican challenger by 5 points, 49 percent to 44 percent. The telephone poll of 800 likely voters has a margin of error of 3.5 percentage points.</p> Sun, 14 Oct 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Leonard 17532 at http://wxxinews.org Poll: Slaughter slightly ahead of Brooks in 25th Congressional District race