21st Congressional District

    The North Country is choosing a new Congressional representative now that Bill Owens is retiring.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Green Party candidate Matt Funiciello tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he is not for sale.

    The race for the 21st Congressional district of New York is considered a tossup.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic candidate Aaron Woolf tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he has stark differences with his opponents.

    The North Country is choosing a new Congressional representative now that Bill Owens is retiring.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic candidate Aaron Woolf tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he is confident he will win.

WAMC/Pat Bradley

  New York’s border with Canada is a major issue for the 21st Congressional district.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Republican candidate Elise Stefanik tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock retiring Congressman Bill Owens deserves credit for his attention to border issues.

WAMC/Pat Bradley

Elise Stefanik, the Republican candidate for Congress in New York’s 21st district, attended the monthly meeting of the Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board on Wednesday to discuss regional issues.

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Businessman Matthew Doheny will not pursue a northern New York congressional seat on a third-party line and is endorsing Republican candidate Elise Stefanik.

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.

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Political newcomer Elise Stefanik 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.

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.

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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.

WAMC/Pat Bradley

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.   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.

The New York State Board of Elections has finalized its review of candidate petitions for the June federal primary ballot.

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.

A Republican candidate in New York’s 21st Congressional district race may file suit against petitions filed by another Republican.

Green Party of the U.S.

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.
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.  In our continuing series, WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley talks with Hassig about his campaign.

Matt Funicello for Congress

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.

Matt Funicello for Congress

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.

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New York Congressman Bill Owens held one of his periodic telephone town halls with constituents Wednesday evening.

The race for New York’s 21st Congressional district is far from settled, despite the fact that both parties have already endorsed candidates. Former two-time candidate Matt Doheny announced his bid this morning, the third Republican in the primary.

Aaron Woolf

Democratic chairs in the 12-county 21st Congressional district have announced their endorsement of a candidate to run for the seat being vacated by retiring New York Congressman Bill Owens. They’ve selected an individual with no political background.

Aaron Woolf

The Democratic chairs from the 12 counties of the 21st Congressional District have endorsed a candidate to run for the seat being vacated by retiring Congressman Bill Owens.

WAMC/Pat Bradley

Republican Committee officials from across New York’s 21st Congressional District meeting in Elizabethtown today chose their candidate for the U.S. House seat being vacated by Democrat Bill Owens.

There have been a number of names put forth as potential Democratic candidates to run in New York’s 21st congressional district now that incumbent Bill Owens has announced his retirement. Among the possibilities is Republican Dede Scozzafava. Scozzafava was in Plattsburgh today, and North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley asked if she would run.

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NY 21st District Congressman Bill Owens announced last week that he would retire after five years in the House of Representatives. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke to the North Country’s representative about his future plans.

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NYS Senate

A high profile Republican in the 21st Congressional District says she will not run for the seat being vacated by Democrat Bill Owens.

The abrupt announcement Tuesday that Congressman Bill Owens will retire from his seat in Congress means the sprawling 21st district is an open race.

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Congressman Bill Owens, a Democrat from New York’s 21st district, met with his constituents through a telephone town hall Tuesday evening.

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The government shutdown is garnering fierce criticism from Democrats, including Congressman Bill Owens. The Democrat from New York’s 21st district held a conference call with reporters from the region Tuesday afternoon to talk about the potential repercussions.

Democratic Congressman Bill Owens held a telephone town hall with constituents across his sprawling northern New York district Thursday evening.

  In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens — a Democrat from the 21st district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his upcoming work on a new committee, Appropriations.

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