Local Election News

PENN YAN — The Yates County Legislature appointed Rob Schwarting the Republican commissioner of the county Board of Elections during a special meeting Monday.

ROMULUS — Corning Republican Tom Reed is prepping to defend his 23rd Congressional District seat against the yet-to-be-determined Democratic candidate, but he might have to get through a prima…

WATERLOO — John Nabinger, winner of a hard-fought June 25 Republican Party primary election for Seneca County district attorney, raised $27,987.20 and spent $14,585.30 on his campaign.

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CANANDAIGUA — Geneva City Court judge candidate Bill Hart, who won the Democratic primary on June 25, has now gained the Republican line as well, defeating opponent and longtime friend Lisa To…

WATERLOO — Christopher Folk will need a dominant showing when absentee ballots are counted if he is to overturn his deficit in the Republican Party primary for Seneca County district attorney.

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WATERLOO — The Seneca County race gaining the most attention in Tuesday’s statewide primary election is district attorney hopefuls John Nabinger and Christopher Folk vying for the Republican l…

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GENEVA — One could safely conclude that the primary race Tuesday between Lisa Toole and Bill Hart for Geneva City Court is no ordinary election.

National Election News

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press c…

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The dialysis industry spent about $2.5 million in California on lobbying and campaign contributions in the first half of this year in its ongoing battle to thwart regulation, according to a Ca…

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — In a story on Aug. 20 about Afghanistan, The Associated Press erroneously attributed a report about the ongoing conflict to the U.S. government's Special Inspector Ge…