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Two Candidates Enter NY19 Race

Feb 15, 2020

With the Congressional primary less than five months away, the race for New York’s 19th district is slowly taking shape on the Republican side. And the 2018 Green Party candidate is running again. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has more on what has previously been a swing district contest.

Washington DC
James DeMers

U.S. House and Senate ratings from Congressional Quarterly Roll Call and Inside Elections show some changes since last election cycle. In New York, one of the most closely watched House districts – the 19th — has been newly assessed. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with the Inside Elections publisher about the 2020 race in the sprawling 11-county district in the first part of a two-part interview.

Retired General Tony German Launches Bid For NY-19

Aug 22, 2019
Tony German

A retired two-star General wants to run for the U.S. House against first-term Democratic Congressman Antonio Delgado of New York’s 19th Congressional district. Tony German is the Former Adjutant General of the New York National Guard and spent 36 years in the military. Fellow Republican John Faso, who spent one term representing the district, declined to seek a rematch against Delgado in 2020. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with German about why he decided to run.

Hudson Valley Year In Review 2018 Part Two

Dec 31, 2018
Courtesy of the office of NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo

A controversial, heated campaign in New York’s 19th congressional district was the talk of the town in 2018. And environmental sagas, including over Newburgh’s PFOS water contamination, continued. But there was plenty else grabbing attention in the region. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne looks back.

Democrat Antonio Delgado Wins In NY-19

Nov 7, 2018
WAMC, Allison Dunne

For months, Democrats targeted New York’s 19th Congressional district as they campaigned to take control of the House. Late last night, they claimed victory as Democrat Antonio Delgado defeated freshman Republican John Faso. It was a hotly contested race in an 11-county swing district that had the nation’s attention.

Delgado Defeats Faso In NY-19

Nov 7, 2018
WAMC, Allison Dunne

Democrat Antonio Delgado defeated freshman Republican John Faso in New York’s 19th Congressional District. It was a hotly contested race in an 11-county swing district that had the nation’s attention.

NY-19 Candidates, Voters Weigh In On Election Day

Nov 6, 2018
From left to right: Democrat Antonio Delgado, Republican Congressman John Faso, the Green Party's Steve Greenfield and independent Diane Neal
WAMC

With less than three hours before polls close, voters in New York’s 19th congressional district are deciding whether their candidate is the one to help flip the House and reject President Trump’s agenda or to side with the freshman Republican and his record. Antonio Delgado and Congressman John Faso, along with their volunteers, are wrapping up their final day of door-knocking and hand-shaking after months of campaigning.

GOP PAC Mailer Targets Democratic Voters In NY-19

Nov 6, 2018
WAMC, Allison Dunne

A mailer sent by a Republican political action committee is urging Democratic voters in New York’s 19th congressional district to vote for the Green Party candidate in today’s midterms.

National Eyes Are On The Race For NY-19

Nov 6, 2018
WAMC, Allison Dunne

Voters in New York’s 19th Congressional District are deciding whether to elect Republican John Faso for a second term or go with Democrat Antonio Delgado. Polls since late summer have portrayed the race as a dead heat. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne was out at a few polling places this morning.

House Majority Whip To Campaign For Faso In NY-19

Nov 1, 2018
WAMC, Allison Dunne

The majority whip of the House of Representatives will be campaigning in New York’s 19th congressional District Friday with freshman Republican John Faso.

Monmouth Poll Shows Delgado Leading Faso In NY-19

Oct 30, 2018
Challenger Antonio Delgado and Rep. John Faso
Composite photo by Allison Dunne & Dave Lucas/WAMC

A Monmouth University poll released Tuesday shows the Democratic candidate in the race for New York’s 19th Congressional District leading by a wider margin since a September poll.

From left to right: Democrat Antonio Delgado, Republican Congressman John Faso, the Green Party's Steve Greenfield and independent Diane Neal
WAMC

Today on Vox Pop, we discuss today's live debate between the candidates in New York’s 19th Congressional District at The Linda, WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio. WAMC’s Alan Chartock, News Director Ian Pickus and Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne are here for the discussion. 

New Poll Shows NY-19 Race In A Dead Heat

Oct 22, 2018

The race for New York’s 19th Congressional district is neck-and-neck, according to a new poll. 

WAMC, Allison Dunne

The congressional candidates for New York’s spotlighted 19th District participated in a forum Thursday that allowed for sharing views with an audience rather than debating one another. Debate has been raging mainly among constituents, often on social media. Among the mainstream party candidates, though, it has been through ads.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

 

The Ulster County Chamber of Commerce hosted a congressional candidate debate Thursday morning in Kingston. Four candidates for New York’s 19th District took turns answering questions on issues ranging from health care to small business to climate change.

Court Rules Neal Can Appear On The Ballot In NY-19

Sep 17, 2018

Actor Diane Neal will be on the November ballot as an independent candidate in New York’s 19th Congressional District. This comes after she has won a court appeal over her petition signatures.

The former hip-hop career of the Democratic candidate in New York’s 19th congressional district is being targeted by Republicans. An attack ad focuses on Antonio Delgado’s lyrics, and The New York Times published an editorial accusing Congressman John Faso of race-baiting.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

Antonio Delgado emerged the winner from a field of seven Democrats in New York’s closely-watched 19th House District primary. He’ll face freshman incumbent Republican John Faso in November.

NY-19 Democratic hopefuls at WAMC's debate in May.
Patrick Garrett

Several candidates in some of New York’s closely watched congressional races are vying for the chance to unseat incumbents today. There are competitive primaries in northern New York’s 21st District, on Staten Island, and in the Rochester area. In the 19th District, voters will select one of seven Democrats in a race garnering national attention.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

The federal primary elections are Tuesday and voters in one of New York’s congressional districts will select one of seven Democrats in a race garnering national attention.

NY-19 Democratic hopefuls at WAMC's debate in May.
Patrick Garrett

One week from Tuesday, Democratic voters in New York’s 19th House district will send one of seven primary candidates to face Republican Congressman John Faso in November. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne checked in with all seven to find out their plans and sentiments in the final days.

NY-19 Democratic Primary Candidates Talk Endorsements

Jun 18, 2018
WAMC, Allison Dunne

Democratic candidates in New York’s 19th congressional district are entering their final week of campaigning before the June 26 primary. The race is in the national spotlight. Sunday, The New York Times endorsed a candidate in the sprawling 11-county district.

Patrick Garrett

Seven Democrats hoping to win New York’s 19th Congressional District seat currently held by Republican John Faso debated Thursday afternoon at WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio, the Linda.

Today on Vox Pop, we welcome your reaction to WAMC's live Democratic candidate debate for NY's 19th House seat. WAMC's Alan Chartock, News Director and debate panelist Ian Pickus and Hudson Valley Bureau Chief and debate panelist Allison Dunne join host Ray Graf.

Listen To The NY-19 Democratic Candidate Debate

May 31, 2018
The candidates debating Thursday at WAMC's Linda
Patrick Garrett / WAMC

Seven Democratic candidates vying to take on Republican John Faso in the race for New York's 19th Congressional District seat debated at WAMC on Thursday, May 31. You can listen to the entire debate here.

Seven Democrats, one seeking the Green Party nod and two unaffiliated candidates are hoping to unseat freshman New York Republican Congressman John Faso of the 19th District.  34-year-old Cooperstown resident Erin Collier was the latest Democrat to enter and the only woman. This is the seventh and final of WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne’s interviews with the Democratic candidates.

The ever-growing field of candidates looking to unseat freshman New York Congressman John Faso, a Republican from the 19th District, includes seven Democrats, two unaffiliated entrants and one person seeking the Green Party nomination. Woodstock resident Jeff Beals, a teacher and former U.S. diplomat, says his campaign focuses on people, not money. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne speaks with Beals in her latest candidate interview.

Farm Credit East Website

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Publisher and Editor of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal and AllOtsego.com, about New York's 19th Congressional District race.  The pair also discuss the new Farm Credit East headquarters on Lake Otsego.  

Seven Democrats, two unaffiliated candidates and one seeking the Green Party nod are looking to unseat freshman New York Republican Congressman John Faso of the 19th District.  65-year-old Woodstock resident Dave Clegg, who has a law practice in Kingston, says he is a progressive Democrat running a grassroots campaign. This is the fifth of WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne’s interviews with the candidates.

Antonio Delgado
Antonio Delgado

Six Democrats and one unaffiliated candidate want the chance to unseat freshman New York Republican Congressman John Faso of the 19th District. 41-year-old Dutchess County resident Antonio Delgado, who moved back to the region last year, calls himself a Progressive Democrat. Thursday night, Delgado received the Dutchess County Democratic Committee endorsement. This is the fourth of WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne’s interviews with the candidates.

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