The Republican party held its Primary Election on Tuesday, June 24th, following a hotly contested and much watched campaign between Matt Doheny and Elise Stefanik.
When the polls closed in New York’s 21st District, Stefanik took a lead of about 20 percentage points with the early precincts reporting.
She held her lead throughout the night, coasting to victory with a final election night tally of 14,909 to Doheny’s 10,297.
The results remain unofficial with absentee ballots yet to be counted. Continue reading
Aaron Woolf, Democratic candidate for NY’s 21st Congressional District, addresses a local audience during CAP-21’s forum at View on June 17. Seated is moderator Nick Rose, CAP-21 executive director.
Democrat candidate Aaron Woolf wasted little time in announcing that his race for Congress is in full swing, now that Republicans have determined a 21st District candidate for next November’s election.
Woolf introduced what his campaign team is describing as a “bold government reform” agenda on Wednesday. Continue reading
All four candidates for New York’s 21st Congressional District were on hand at View in Old Forge, on Tuesday, June 17th, for a townhall-style informational forum.
Aaron Woolf, Democrat Candidate for the 21st District, and Webb Supervisor, Ted Riehle.
The candidates are vying for the open seat to be vacated by Congressman Bill Owens, a Democrat, who decided not to seek reelection to a fourth term. Continue reading
A major daily newspaper in the 21st Congressional District, that has aggressively criticized both Republican candidates throughout the primary season, emphatically endorsed Matt Doheny on Wednesday, while issuing a scathing rebuke of his opponent, Elise Stefanik.
Among other criticisms, the Watertown Daily Times charged Stefanik with falsely describing her campaign as “positive,” when it has been anything but. Continue reading
Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino, Westchester County’s current executive, paid a visit to Old Forge on Tuesday, July 15, for a campaign stop at View.
Rob Astorino at View, with Nancy Venetz, a Republican committee member from the Town of Webb. Photo by Michele deCamp
Mike Farmer, Town of Webb publicity director, welcomed Astorino, and gave a brief description of the Fulton Chain region, including its culture and economy. Continue reading
The Hamilton County Republican Committee hosted an array of 2014 candidates and elected officials for a Meet & Greet and informational forum at The Woods Inn at Inlet, on Sunday, June 8th.
Candidate Matt Doheny, left, and Dick Lasher. Photos by Gina Greco
Primary season has hit full swing with the first of two televised debates between Republican 21st Congressional District candidates having aired this week with more up-close-and-personal events to come.
Matt Doheny of Watertown and Elise Stefanik of Willsboro squared off Tuesday, May 27th in a debate that was televised on Time Warner cable.
Local Republican Committees, CAP-21 and the Central Adiron-dack Association (CAA) are all contributing to upcoming events to allow Town of Webb and Inlet residents to get a good close look prior to Primary Election Day on Tuesday, June 24.
“The purpose is to introduce these congressional candidates to the constituents of this part of the north country. We don’t get to see them that much here, face to face, and we want to bring their faces to Inlet and Old Forge,” said Bill Faro of Inlet, a member of the Hamilton County Republican Committee. Continue reading