21st Congressional District http://wamc.org en NY Congressman Bill Owens Discusses Current Issues http://wamc.org/post/ny-congressman-bill-owens-discusses-current-issues <p></p><p></p><p>New York Congressman Bill Owens represents New York’s 21st Congressional District, which stretches from the St. Lawrence River to Lake Champlain and Syracuse to the Canadian border. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke with the retiring Democrat this morning on several national and international issues. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 93774 at http://wamc.org NY Congressman Bill Owens Discusses Current Issues Stefanik Wins GOP Primary For NY's 21st http://wamc.org/post/stefanik-wins-gop-primary-nys-21st <p>Political newcomer <a href="http://eliseforcongress.com/" target="_blank">Elise Stefanik</a> has won the battle for the Republican Party's slot on the November ballot in New York's 21st Congressional district, a key step in the race to replace retiring Democrat Bill Owens in the massive district.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:44:25 +0000 Dave Lucas 93429 at http://wamc.org Stefanik Wins GOP Primary For NY's 21st GOP Primary For Congress In Northern NY On Tuesday http://wamc.org/post/gop-primary-congress-northern-ny-tuesday <p></p><p></p><p>The Republican primary for a northern New York congressional seat features a self-funded businessman digging deeper into his personal fortune and a former Washington political staffer getting financial help from major conservative backers. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 93267 at http://wamc.org GOP Primary For Congress In Northern NY On Tuesday Second Primary Debate Held In Republican Race For 21st Congressional District Seat http://wamc.org/post/second-primary-debate-held-republican-race-21st-congressional-district-seat <p> Elise Stefanik and Matt Doheny held their second debate last night. They are running in the Republican primary for the 21st Congressional district seat, which encompasses all of northern New York. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:50:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 92560 at http://wamc.org Second Primary Debate Held In Republican Race For 21st Congressional District Seat Conversation With 21st District Republican Candidate Elise Stefanik http://wamc.org/post/conversation-21st-district-republican-candidate-elise-stefanik <p></p><p></p><p>In early February, 11 of the 12 Republican county chairs in New York’s 21st House district announced their endorsement of Elise Stefanik in the race to replace the retiring Bill Owens. Stefanik was the first candidate to announce her intent to challenge the incumbent Democrat, joining the race in August before he announced his retirement. Now, Stefanik faces a Republican primary challenge from Matt Doheny, who lost two close elections to Owens.&nbsp;&nbsp; Today, in our continuing series looking at the candidates for the sprawling district seat, WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley talks with Elise Stefanik. Sun, 11 May 2014 16:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 90049 at http://wamc.org Conversation With 21st District Republican Candidate Elise Stefanik Several Candidate Petitions Invalidated In 21st Congressional Race http://wamc.org/post/several-candidate-petitions-invalidated-21st-congressional-race <p></p><p></p><p>The New York State Board of Elections has finalized its review of candidate petitions for the June federal primary ballot. Thu, 01 May 2014 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 89509 at http://wamc.org Several Candidate Petitions Invalidated In 21st Congressional Race 21st District Republican Congressional Candidates Challenge Primary Petitions http://wamc.org/post/21st-district-republican-congressional-candidates-challenge-primary-petitions <p></p><p></p><p>The leading Republican candidates running in New York’s 21st Congressional district race are sparring over the validity of petitions one campaign has filed for the Conservative and Independence Party primaries. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 88878 at http://wamc.org 21st District Republican Congressional Candidates Challenge Primary Petitions 21st District Republican Rivals Trade Barbs http://wamc.org/post/21st-district-republican-rivals-trade-barbs <p></p><p></p><p>A Republican candidate in New York’s 21st Congressional district race may file suit against petitions filed by another Republican. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 88782 at http://wamc.org 21st District Republican Rivals Trade Barbs Hassig Talks About His Green Party Campaign For 21st Congressional District http://wamc.org/post/hassig-talks-about-his-green-party-campaign-21st-congressional-district <p></p><p></p><p>As the primary nears in New York’s 21st Congressional district race, the number of candidates is tightening. Two Republicans have dropped out, leaving two-time candidate Matt Doheny challenging former White House aide Elise Stefanik, who has party backing.<br />In the Democratic race, Stephen Burke is challenging endorsed candidate Aaron Woolf. And there may be a primary among the Green Party candidates. Matt Funicello is facing off against St. Lawrence County farmer and environmental advocate Donald Hassig.&nbsp; In our continuing series, WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley talks with Hassig about his campaign. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 88173 at http://wamc.org Hassig Talks About His Green Party Campaign For 21st Congressional District 21st Congressional Candidate Series Continues With Green Candidate Matt Funicello http://wamc.org/post/21st-congressional-candidate-series-continues-green-candidate-matt-funicello <p></p><p></p><p>The decision of New York Democratic Congressman Bill Owens to retire from his 21st district seat has piqued interest from a number of candidates. There are primary races in the Republican, Democratic and the Green parties. In our continuing series meeting the candidates, WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley talks with Green Party candidate Matt Funicello. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:40:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 87711 at http://wamc.org 21st Congressional Candidate Series Continues With Green Candidate Matt Funicello