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Enrollment by Congressional District in Western NYS

District Dem Rep Blank Total 23 159 198 117 516 24 129 205 121 493 25 207 130 129 499 26 244 107 102 484 Total 739 (37%) 640 (32%) 469 (24%) 1992 Active Voters by District (thousands) There are … Continue reading

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NYS Redistricting then and now

A brief history of NYS redistricting: While arbitrary, the new districts are reasonably compact. It is striking that urban districts around Rochester and Buffalo, which lean Democratic, are surrounded by suburban districts leaning Republican. NY-24 in particular has an odd … Continue reading

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New York’s Congressional Districts 2022

I am surprised at the new congressional districts defined by the court. I expected they would be more compact and competitive. The new districts are much the same as before, at least in upstate New York. NY-24 is anything but … Continue reading

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Redistricting Revisited

New York’s highest court ruled on Wednesday that Democratic leaders had violated the State Constitution when drawing new congressional and State Senate districts, ordering a court-appointed special master to draw replacement lines for this year’s critical midterm elections instead. — … Continue reading

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Chemung County’s Parliamentary Government

We’re living in a very diverse world. We are looking now for leadership to reflect the people they’re leading. People are looking for that across the board. When they don’t see that, they question why not. We need a better … Continue reading

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Andrew Cuomo–Successes and Disappointments

Politics is the art of the possible. Otto Von Bismarck, Aug. 11, 1867. Governor Andrew Cuomo has demonstrated extraordinary ability to achieve the impossible in NYS politics, but at a cost. Is he a hero or a goat? Cuomo was … Continue reading

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