city elections http://wamc.org en Don't Write Off This "Write-In" Candidate http://wamc.org/post/dont-write-write-candidate <p></p><p>Write-in candidates for political office have a tough road to hoe, but&nbsp; “the write-in” candidate is no stranger to the Albany political scene.</p><p>Although perception is write-in candidates rarely win, they occasionally do, which is why more often than not, political hopefuls muster their own grassroots campaigns in hopes of getting elected. The process varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, but write-in candidates can compete in any election in the United States.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 22:15:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 75792 at http://wamc.org Don't Write Off This "Write-In" Candidate Don't Write Off This "Write-In" Candidate http://wamc.org/post/dont-write-write-candidate-0 <p></p><p>Write-in candidates for political office have a tough road to hoe, but&nbsp; “the write-in” candidate is no stranger to the Albany political scene.</p><p>Although perception is write-in candidates rarely win, they occasionally do, which is why more often than not, political hopefuls muster their own grassroots campaigns in hopes of getting elected. The process varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, but write-in candidates can compete in any election in the United States.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 22:15:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 75793 at http://wamc.org Don't Write Off This "Write-In" Candidate Congressional Corner with Brad Hays http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-brad-hays-3 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Liberal candidates did well in last week’s city elections.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays and WAMC’s Alan Chartock discuss the ascendancy of a new kind of Democrat.</p><p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 74016 at http://wamc.org