Category Archives: 2014

Tom Reed 2016 Financial Disclosures

Reports are due May 15 of the following year. The House has 30 days more to post them. It isn’t clear why they wait till the last minute. This year, it was posted on June 14th. Assets: 2015 2016 Corning … Continue reading

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Here’s something that’s interesting: Tom O’Mara can be defeated

In 2012, State Senator Tom O’Mara was unopposed in the general election for the 58th district of New York. This state senate district covered all of Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben and Yates counties, and a portion of Tompkins County (the city … Continue reading

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The GOP’s dilemma

If we had wanted the GOP to cooperate with President Obama, we would have voted for Democrats–Common refrain seen on social media. Republicans are delighted to have won control of Congress. They would like nothing better than elect a President … Continue reading

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Mia Love on immigration reform

A newly elected Republican takes a refreshingly positive view. As the daughter of immigrant parents, I understand the importance of having a sound immigration and border security policy. Our nation has been enriched by the determination, energy, and diversity of … Continue reading

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Rep. Amash’s fans lobby him on facebook

Rep. Amash’s fans speak; you can’t make this stuff up. What are your ideas on proceeding against Obama’s amnesty play? Don’t let Obama win. He is out of control. We the people voted for you because we know you will … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed Forces His Values Onto His Constituents

Joanne Cipolla-Dennis of Freeville, New York, a friend of the New NY 23rd, wrote the following article. It was originally published as a letter in the  Ithaca.Com on November 8. We published it with Joanne’s permission. As a responsible American I … Continue reading

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N.Y. delegation to the House gains clout

Brian Tumulty, in an article published in the Elmira Star-Gazette on Nov. 8, suggests that Republicans, at long last, may be ready to throw far-right Republican members of Congress overboard. Tumulty writes: The three newest members of New York’s delegation … Continue reading

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Did Ithaca aid Reed’s #ny23 landslide? Analyst thinks so, this observer doesn’t

Andrew Casler, in an article published in the Elmira Star Gazette on November 5, 2014. writes: “U.S. Rep. Tom Reed’s 26-percentage-point victory Tuesday proved that the congressman doesn’t need Tompkins County votes to remain in office.” Did it, one might ask. … Continue reading

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Post Election Poll

Multiple choices are allowed and encouraged.

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NY-29/NY-23 Election Results 2006-2014

  This graph shows how NY-29/NY-23 election results for 2006-2014 have depended on voter turnout. When the total vote is large, Democratic Party candidates do better and Republican Party candidates do worse. Democrat Eric Massa lost to John Kuhl in … Continue reading

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