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About pystew

Retired Teacher, political science geek, village trustee. I lean a little left, but like a good political discussion. My blog, the New NY 23rd (http://newny23rd) is about discussing the issues facing the people of our new congressional district. Let's hear all sides of the issues, not just what the candidates want us to hear.

NY-23 Unity Rallies in Corning & Olean

Many different, but similar collections of political grassroot groups have been working behind the scenes to energize the voters of the NY23rd. I don’t know, or need to know  the details of how they evolved from being unhappy constituents to … Continue reading

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Max’s & Tracy’s Statements

            Max Della Pia conceded the congressional race to Tracy Mitrano this afternoon From Max’s Facebook page: I would like to congratulate Tracy Mitrano on her victory in the Democratic Primary. Although the final results … Continue reading

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Candidates’ Last Interviews

Reporter Vaughn Golden interviewed the five NY23rd Congressional Candidates on Saturday (June 23, 2018). Here are the videos of each interview. Each are about 30 minutes long.

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Who will vote in the June 26 Democratic Primary?

Primaries elections are strange political devices that can be awful hard to predict. Especially in a district that where a primary is rare. Especially with a party which where a primary is rare.  Especially when the race has five qualified … Continue reading

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Democratic Federal Primary Ballots Announced

The NYS Board of Elections have certified that the petitions of all five NY23rd Candidates have enough signatures to be on the June 26 Democratic Federal Primary Ballot. They have also announced the order they will be listed on the … Continue reading

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Job Growth in NY-23rd?

Each map below can be made lager by clicking on it. In an article posted in the New NY23rd in February, NY-23rd’s Jobs and Unemployment Data, I presented a map of NYS (below, left) that compared the number of jobs … Continue reading

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Andrei & Della Pia Open Jamestown Offices

 Running an office for your campaign is an expensive, but valuable, asset to a candidate’s campaign. The location of the campaign offices tells a lot about the political landscape facing the candidate.  There must be a reason for three of … Continue reading

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