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Democrats sweep Virginia, New Jersey governor’s races

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Voters in Virginia and New Jersey gave Democratic gubernatorial candidates large victories Tuesday and sent a clear message of rebuke to Republican President Donald Trump. In Virginia’s hard-fought contest, Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam defeated Republican ...

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A look at the winners and losers of the top US races

Democrats swept Virginia and New Jersey’s governor’s races, incumbents came out on top in several big-city mayoral races and voters in Maine said they wanted to join 31 other states in expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. A rundown ...

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Errigo replaces Nojay on ballot

Republican Party chairmen have picked a replacement to fill a position formerly held by Bill Nojay, who won his primary election Tuesday, days after killing himself. GOP chairmen from Monroe, Livingston and Steuben counties Wednesday selected former state Assemblyman Joseph ...

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New Yorkers can still register to vote in November

New York residents have one more month if they need to register to vote in November. The state deadline to register in time for the upcoming presidential election is Oct. 14. Election Day is Nov. 8. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is ...

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FBI warns of possible state election-system hacks

NEW YORK — The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers targeted related data systems in two states. In a confidential “flash” alert from its cyber division, first reported by Yahoo ...

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No race, no doubts

Turning in early on this Monday night was not an option, at least not for Gates Town Justice Peter P. Pupatelli. Four times his phone rang for arraignments, but that’s just one of the occupational hazards that come with a ...

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Farmington GOP secure ballot spots

The Farmington Republican candidates for the November elections have secured more than the required signatures from town-registered Republicans on designating petitions to be placed on the ballot for the fall elections, according to Bonnie Lew, chairperson of the town’s Republican ...

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Supreme Court, Monroe County — Not for Profit Law — Elections: Buholtz v. Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Inc.

Supreme Court, Monroe County Not for Profit Law — Elections Write in Candidates — By-laws Buholtz v. Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Inc. 2013/01909 Judge Fischer Background: The petitioner, a member of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, commenced a proceeding pursuant to Section ...

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Hatch Act reform welcomed

A change to a federal law could help avert situations that muddied elections in the most recent Rochester mayoral race and district attorney races in Monroe and Livingston counties. The Hatch Act Modernization Act was signed into law late in ...

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