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Leslie Danks Burke Update

Leslie Danks Burke announced that she has filed her State Senate petitions to be on the November 8 ballot it represent the 58th Senatorial District (Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben Yates and part of Tompkins Counties). LDB has filed petitions to be … Continue reading

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State Senate Races in the NY23rd

For the first time in the short history of the NY23rd Congressional District, four (out of six)  State Senate districts which are fully or partly located in the NY23rd will have a real competitive race (with a Republican AND a Democratic candidate) in … Continue reading

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WRITE ON: It’s non-debatable — voters must demand serious debates

This article was written by Michael J. Fitzgerald as his weekly column, “WRITE ON” in the Finger Lakes Times (Geneva).  It was published on Friday, June 3. Fitzgerald’s third novel, “The Devil’s Pipeline” is planned for publication early next year.  If there … Continue reading

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DANKS BURKE SLAMS ALBANY’S CORRUPTION CULTURE; PLEDGES ACTION

The following is a press release from Leslie Danks Burke, NY State Senate Candidate from the 58th Senatorial District, which covers Allegany, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Tompkins and Yates Counties. Her opponent is incumbent Thomas O’Mara.   “Back-room deals keep our … Continue reading

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For Democracy’s sake now is the time to change the Status Quo

This article was submitted by Russell Tocqueville, who lives and votes in the Southern Tier. Weeks after the Democratic Presidential primary has happened, we Southern Tier Democrats seem to be in a position of post primary relaxation. But I tell you … Continue reading

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The Next Primary?

One Federal Primary election in New York is over. Another Federal Primary, which will help determine who runs for United States Senate and/or House of Representatives. It is tentatively schedule June 28. “Tentatively” because there is a question if one … Continue reading

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WRITE ON: Those other fall elections

This article was written by Michael J. Fitzgerald as his weekly column in the Finger Lakes Times (Geneva). It was published on Friday, March 11. Forget Donald Trump. I know. I know! That’s like telling someone, “Don’t think about elephants.” … Continue reading

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