Election Day New York primary

Albany County Legislature

The makeup of the Albany County Legislature is taking shape after Tuesday’s primaries.

Retired New York State Police Troop Commander Major Bill Keeler has taken a major step toward becoming the next mayor of Cohoes.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on today's primary races in New York state. Dr. Chartock also discusses a New York Times editorial about voting laws affecting voter turnout.

Poll: Clinton Leading Sanders In New York, 52-42

Apr 13, 2016

A new poll by Siena College finds Bernie Sanders has narrowed the gap with Hillary Clinton in the New York presidential primary race. As Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports, Sanders has pulled to within 52 percent to 42 percent, but Clinton leads in key voting regions. On the Republican side, Donald Trump has a commanding lead before Tuesday's primary.

WAMC Composite Photo by Dave Lucas

It’s the final few hours of voting as today’s primary elections will winnow the field for November.

Common Cause Teams With Techies To Help Voters

Sep 9, 2013
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The return of lever voting machines  in New York could create problems on Election Day, so Common Cause is stepping in to help voters.

The good-government group is helping to re-launch PollWatchUSA. That's a cross-platform mobile web application to help New Yorkers across the state report problems at the polls on Election Day.

PollWatchUSA is a crowd-sourcing tool that allows anyone with a smart phone to act as a poll monitor. The tool was originally launched in September 2012 in New York City and over one thousand voters took advantage of it.