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(WRVO) The race for the 22nd Congressional District, which includes all or parts of 8 counties in central New York and the Southern Tier, is considered to be one of the most competitive in the nation. That's partially due to the presence of a surprisingly strong third-party candidate, Martin Babinec. But high polling numbers are just one of the candidate's assets in this campaign. 

(Philadelphia) -- GOP incumbent Pat Toomey and Democratic challenger Katie McGinty met in Philadelphia Monday night for a second and final debate. 


Republican Assemblyman Gary Finch will face a rematch in New York’s 126th Assembly District as he runs for re-election against Democratic challenger Diane Dwire again. The two candidates share similar concerns on the big issues facing the district.

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With less than three weeks before elections, Hillary Clinton is even further ahead of Donald Trump in New York State. 

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The incumbent in Binghamton’s Assembly District 123 faced her Republican challenger over lunch Tuesday.  Democrat Donna Lupardo and the GOP’s Dorollo Nixon met in a candidates forum hosted Tuesday by the Binghamton Rotary Club.  

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(Pittsburgh) - This is an election season in which the unpopularity of both major party presidential nominees has had an outsize effect on down-ballot races. Monday's contentious US Senate debate between GOP incumbent Pat Toomey and Democrat Katie McGinty was no exception. 

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When it comes to Beltway politics, all eyes are on the Pennsylvania Senate race. The tight contest between incumbent Republican Pat Toomey and his Democratic challenger Katie McGinty could help decide which party controls the Senate. 

Charles Compton

With American Airlines pulling out of the Binghamton and Elmira airports, both candidates in the 52nd state senate district say it might be time to consider a single regional airport.  Small airports currently serve Ithaca, Elmira and Binghamton.  Incumbent Republican Fred Akshar says combining such airports into a larger facility is worth consideration.

Ellen Abbott, WRVO

(WRVO) The discord over the presidential election continues to filter down into a race for Congress in central New York. The question of whether freshman Republican Rep. John Katko (R-Camillus) would support Donald Trump continues to dog the campaign for the 24th Congressional District.

Katie Meyer

When Dauphin County Voter Registration Director Jerry Feaser got to work Tuesday morning, there were over two thousand online voter applications waiting to be processed.