I am a retired school teacher political geek. I am on the Yates County Democratic Committee and the current chair of the Yates Progressives, as well as a Penn Yan Village Trustee. Even though I lean left I enjoy a good political discussion, and want to hear all sides.
This blog is a place to collect and share political news, political opinions and political comments about the New New York 23rd Congressional District. The district was carved out of portions of the old 22nd, 24th, 27th, and 29th Congressional Districts in March, 2012. As of October 29, 2012 the registered voters of the new district were 129,955 Democrats, 157,961 Republicans, and 106,586 “Other & Unaffiliated”. The Republican Party had a 21.55% advantage (According to the New York State Board of Elections from ballotpedia.org.) As of March 1, 2014, the voter information ahs not been updated.
We are a small team of contributors. We try post a new article daily, but that doesn’t always happen. We sometimes re-blog articles that relate to our issues. You are invited to send information to be posted to firstname.lastname@example.org (please place ‘blog’ in the subject area). You can also comment on a posting, or even another comment. Try to keep the discussion on topic, moving forward and civil–comments maybe removed at the discretion of the administrators. You can also follow us on facebook–search for The New NY 23rd. Let the discussions begin!