Tag Archives: Tom O’mara

Donald Trump does not represent Southern Tier Values

This article was written by  Russell Tocqueville, a friend of the New NY23rd, and a long time Southern Tier resident. Having grown up and spent most of my life in the Southern Tier among friends and family, I can first hand … Continue reading

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Leslie Danks Burke Announces Fund Raising information

Leslie Danks Burke, New York State Senate Democratic Candidate for the 58th District (Chemung, Schulyer, Steuben, Yates and part of Tompkins Counties), has announced that she has raised $213,929 in this filing period, making her total $385,894. She also announced: She … 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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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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We have a Contested NYS Senate Race!

Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Yates and the western portion of Tompkins Counties make up the New York State Senatorial District #58. They have been represented by Republican Sen. Tom O’Mara since 2010 when the former Senator Winner surprisingly decided not to … Continue reading

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Sheltered Workshops

Ray Finger, writing in the Elmira Star Gazette,” writes that local sheltered workshops for the disabled may close if NYS and the Federal Government fail to act. Tom Reed, who wants the disabled to work, should take note. Ray Finger … 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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