2018 Election

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand speaks to reporters
Jesse King / WAMC

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand appeared in Albany today, speaking with members of the New York State Chapter of the NAACP. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports the Democrat campaigning for re-election focused her speech on racial and social inequalities.


     Labor leaders from across Massachusetts met in Springfield Monday to discuss a national problem that could prevent millions of workers from collecting pensions they’re counting on in retirement.

Cynthia Nixon

 An influential liberal organization is backing Cynthia Nixon over incumbent Andrew Cuomo in the race for New York governor.

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The fundraising race between three Republican candidates hoping to oust Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is picking up.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

It may be 2018, but 2016 looms large in Washington.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The 2018 elections will tell us a lot about 2020.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Courtesy of the Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro

Republican Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro says he is much closer to a decision about whether to run for governor of New York.

Patrick Nelson
Nelson for NY/Facebook

Although the election is not until November 2018, four Democrats have already entered the race to challenge northern New York’s two-term Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik.  The first to announce began his campaign in January.  Patrick Nelson of Stillwater says  he started campaigning early for several reasons.