Three candidates will be competing to fill the remainder of former assemblyman Pete Lopez’s term at special election on April 24. The seat will be on the ballot for a full two-year term on November 6.
If number of signatures obtained and donations are any indications, some favorites are emerging in a crowded field. The primary, open to all registered Democrats, will be held June 26.
Ulster County sheriff candidate Juan Figueroa says if elected, he’ll take a different approach to the opiate crisis.
If the Democratic candidates challenge the signatures of rivals, it could narrow the field, which increases the number of votes needed to win. What to do?
Pat Ryan steals a march on the crowded Democratic field by holding a “town hall” event as a candidate. But it’s still early, and the gun issue will play far differently outside of Ulster in November.
The candidate, a Democrat, is perhaps best-known regionally as the founder/director of Citizens for Local Power.
A total of seven Democratic candidates and one independent are currently vying for the opportunity to face first-term Republican John Faso of Kinderhook in the Nov. 6 general election. Collier, who will be 34 next week, said she was raised on a fifth-generation family farm near Cooperstown. She graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University with a degree in agricultural economics and took a master’s degree in that field from Michigan State University. She works for the US Agency for International Development.
On February 20, Wes Laraway of the Schoharie County town of Middleburgh announced that he had submitted a petition with over 2,000 signatures to the state Board of Elections in Albany.
Two-term Rosendale councilwoman Jen Metzger announced on February 15 that she had filed the official paperwork to launch a campaign committee as she explores a run for New York’s 42nd District State Senate seat.
This is a public appeal to actress Diane Neal who just announced that she will run as an Independent against Representative John Faso. We have six excellent contenders who have actively worked for months to win the Democratic Party’s nomination. You are said to be a registered Democrat, so why would you want to possibly divide the vote and weaken Democrats’ chances for success?