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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.

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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The “NY-23 Five” Candidates’ Petitions are in! What’s next?

According to an article from the Salamanca Press, more than 14,000 democrats signed the nominating petitions for the “NY-23 Five” Democratic Congressional Candidates. The article listed the number of signatures reported by the Candidates’ campaigns, mostly given in round numbers … Continue reading

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How Republican is the NY-23rd?

  After Nate Shinagawa almost defeated Tom Reed in 2012, NY-23rd democrats hopefully looked forward to the next election. Then, in 2014, the anti-SAFE Act energy sparked the intensity of the GOP voters, and dampened Democratic voters’ spirits. In 2016 … Continue reading

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Indiana attorney general issues reminder about law allowing police to take guns from ‘dangerous’ people — FOX59

Originally posted on THE BIG BUCK HUNTER 2018:
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Following a mass shooting at a school in Parkland, Florida that left 17 people dead, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill wants to increase awareness of Indiana’s “Red Flag Law.” The statute…

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Gallant Suspends His NY23rd Campaign

“It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing the suspension of my campaign for Congress in NY’s 23rd District. I would like to sincerely thank all of those who have supported me in the past year—it means the … Continue reading

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