special election

Race For Latimer's NY Senate Seat Is Set

Feb 10, 2018

The race is set for a New York state Senate seat left vacant since January 1, when Democrat George Latimer took office as Westchester County Executive.


New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has called for a special election to fill vacant seats in the legislature in April. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports on one local race.

How much weight should we give to a special election in Georgia?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

There is a special election Tuesday in Westchester County for a seat on the county Board of Legislators.

Tuesday is not only New York’s Presidential primary. It also the day for two special elections to replace the disgraced former leaders of the legislature, who lost their seats after being convicted on multiple felony corruption charges.

There’s only one political race Tuesday that directly effects New York State government, and that’s a special election for a State Senate seat in the Southern Tier. Karen DeWitt reports on a race that has the Republican candidate far ahead.  

  In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays discusses the Massachusetts special election with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.