Sean Eldridge

Eldridge vs. CWC

Nov 9, 2014
Courtesy of Sean Eldridge for Congress

  Fresh off an election-day loss, former congressional candidate Sean Eldridge has drawn a line in the sand with some comments he made.

Eldridge, a Democrat, lost the race for New York State's 19th Congressional District to Republican incumbent Chris Gibson on Nov. 4. 

WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-term Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson has turned back a well-financed challenge from Democrat Sean Eldridge to keep his House seat in a sprawling upstate New York district.

  On Tuesday, voters will decide the makeup of the next Congress.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Sean Eldridge — a Democratic candidate for New York’s 19th district seat currently held by Republican Chris Gibson — gives WAMC’s Alan Chartock his closing argument.

    Election Day is just days away.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Sean Eldridge — a Democratic candidate for New York’s 19th district seat currently held by Republican Chris Gibson — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is optimistic about his chances.

Schumer Visits New Paltz To Endorse Eldridge

Oct 17, 2014
WAMC, Allison Dunne

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer swung through the Hudson Valley Thursday, endorsing a few Democratic candidates — some seemingly facing long odds in November.

New York’s senior Senator stopped in Poughkeepsie to endorse fellow Democrats state Senator Terry Gipson and Assemblymember Didi Barrett before heading across the Hudson River to New Paltz in Ulster County to endorse 19th Congressional District candidate Sean Eldridge.

AARP To Hold Congressional Forum With Gibson, Eldridge

Oct 14, 2014

Candidates in the 19th Congressional District race will be part of a forum Tuesday afternoon in Dutchess County focusing on issues important to older voters.

Gibson And Eldridge Debate Amid A Raucous Audience

Oct 7, 2014
WAMC, Allison Dunne

Two candidates in New York’s 19th congressional district debated in front of a vocal audience in Ulster County last night.

Gibson, Eldridge Debate In Ulster County

Oct 7, 2014

A congressional debate in New York’s 19th district took place in Ulster County Monday night amid a standing-room only audience.

Much of the packed middle-school auditorium in Lake Katrine had a clear favorite in the race between Republican Congressman Chris Gibson and Democrat Sean Eldridge, as evidenced by the shouts and jeers amid candidate responses to questions posed during the debate. Here’s Gibson.

Two New York congressional debates take place in the Hudson Valley Monday evening.

The Orange County Citizens Foundation is presenting a debate in the 18th district with Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney and his Republican opponent, former Congresswomen Nan Hayworth. There is a third candidate who is not part of the debate -- Goshen resident Scott Smith. The debate is at Middletown High School from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Two candidates in New York’s 19th Congressional District will participate in a forum tonight at the State University of New York at New Paltz. Republican Congressman Chris Gibson and Democrat Sean Eldridge will field questions on a range of environmental topics. The forum is hosted by the New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with New York League of Conservation Voters President Marcia Bystryn about what to expect.

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