New York State Democratic Committee NYS Democratic Chair Jay Jacobs On Cuomo, Biden, Sanders And COVID-19 By Ian Pickus • Apr 17, 2020 Dave Lucas / WAMC Listen Listening... / 20:53 Even with the state essentially closed down through May 15, it is a busy time in New York and national politics. WAMC News spoke with Jay Jacobs, chair of the New York State Democratic Committee, on Thursday. State Party Chairs Weigh In As More NYS GOP Senators Say They Won't Run Again By Allison Dunne • Jan 22, 2020 DonkeyHotey, flickr Listen Listening... / 4:19 Over the past few months, several New York state GOP senators have announced they would not seek re-election. The latest came this week: Republican James Seward. Nixon Responds To Mailers By Lucas Willard • Sep 10, 2018 Karen DeWitt New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon is calling for an investigation after a campaign mailer paid for by the New York State Democratic Committee accused her of being silent on anti-semitism.