21st Congressional District

New York News
12:30 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Woolf Concedes Congressional Race To Republican Stefanik

Aaron Woolf concedes congressional election
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

In northern New York’s 21st Congressional district, Democrat Aaron Woolf offered an emotional concession speech after losing the election to Republican Elise Stefanik last night.

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New York News
1:20 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Democrat Concedes 21st Congressional District Race

Democrat Aaron Woolf concedes the Congressional race
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

In Northern NY’s 21st Congressional District, Republican Elise Stefanik defeated Democrat Aaron Woolf and Green Matt Funiciello.  Woolf appeared at his campaign headquarters in Elizabethtown Tuesday night to thank his supporters and concede the election to Stefanik.

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New York News
12:20 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Congressional Candidates Press Voters To Go To The Polls

New York 21st Congressional district candidates Democrat Aaron Woolf (left), Republican Elise Stefanik (center) and Green Matt Funiciello (right)

Two of the political first-timers on the ballot to replace retiring northern New York Congressman Bill Owens were in Plattsburgh Monday pressing voters to get out to the polls. Held by Republicans from the Civil War until 2009, the seat could swing back the GOP tonight.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Northern New York Congressional Candidates Urge Voters To The Polls

Republican Elise Stefanik (left) and Democrat Aaron Woolf

The Democrat and Republican Congressional candidates seeking to replace retiring Democrat Bill Owens to represent New York’s sprawling 21st district are making their last minute push to bring voters to the polls.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Republican Candidate Kicks Off Get Out The Vote Tour In Plattsburgh

Elise Stefanik
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

With polls showing her leading the race for New York’s 21st Congressional district, Republican Elise Stefanik began a new drive to election day today with a get out the vote tour beginning in Plattsburgh. The “New Ideas, New Generation” kickoff focused on jobs and economic development. 

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North Country News
5:30 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Green Congressional Candidate Discusses Campaign

Matt Funiciello
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Third-party candidates often look to young voters to boost their campaigns.  The Green Party candidate seeking New York’s 21st district U.S. House seat held by retiring Democrat Bill Owens was on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus Wednesday evening.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Democratic Congressional Candidate Rallies Supporters In Plattsburgh

Congressman Bill Owens (left) with Democratic candidate Aaron Woolf (far right)
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

A new WWNY-7 News/Siena College poll released Monday night shows Republican Elise Stefanik leading her challengers in New York’s 21st district congressional race by 18 points. With less than a week left before voting begins, Democrat Aaron Woolf spent part of Tuesday rallying his supporters in Plattsburgh, with help from retiring Congressman Bill Owens.

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North Country News
5:45 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Democratic Congressional Candidate Talks To Chamber Members

Democrat Aaron Woolf speaks to members of the Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Hours after the release of a new poll that shows him scuffling, the Democrat running to replace retiring incumbent Democrat Bill Owens in the 21st Congressional District spoke before a roomful of business and community leaders in Plattsburgh this morning.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Republican Congressional Candidate Meets With Business Leaders

Republican Elise Stefanik at Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce breakfast forum.
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Business and community leaders from across the North Country gathered at the Holiday Inn in Plattsburgh Thursday morning to hear from one of the candidates running for the district’s congressional seat.

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New York News
1:30 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

21st Congressional District Candidates Meet In Rancorous Debate

Green Matt Funiciello (left), Republican Elise Stefanik (center) and Democrat Aaron Woolf (right) at WPTZ debate October 15, 2014
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The three candidates vying for New York’s 21st congressional district seat — a race getting national attention — met in a televised debate in Plattsburgh Wednesday evening. And the enmity between the Republican and Democratic candidates was obvious.

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