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New York Special Election

White House Tries To Distance Itself From Special Election Loss

Politico | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama’s political team kept a blast-zone distance from Democrat David Weprin in the days leading to his defeat in New York’s spec...

Republican Wins Special Election To Replace Anthony Weiner

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — It sounded improbable on the surface that a New York City congressional district where Democrats have a 3-1 registration edge and hav...

New York Special Election: Follow Patch's Liveblog

Patch | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics

Follow along with us as we keep you up-to-the-minute on everything that's happening on election night in NY-9....

Anthony Weiner's Congressional Seat To Be Filled Tuesday

Patch.com | By Matthew Hampton | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics

Since former Congressman Anthony Weiner stepped down, head slung low in a self-flagellating press conference on June 16, the question on the minds of ...

New York Special Election Could Gauge Obama's Strength

AP | By BETH FOUHY | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- To gauge how politically weakened President Barack Obama has become, look to the 9th Congressional District in New York City, where voters...

Tomorrow's Special Election: What Voters Should Know

Posted 11.12.2011 | New York

In May, Democrats pulled off a major upset in New York's 26th Congressional District, winning a special election in a district Republicans had held fo...

The 9th Congressional District of New York Can Consign Itself to Oblivion or Be Remembered in the History Books

Ed Koch | Posted 09.10.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

On September 13, 2011, there will be a special election in the congressional district spanning Brooklyn and Queens that was represented by Anthony We...

Paul Blumenthal

Spending By Groups Eclipsed Parties In NY-26 Special Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Independent groups spent over twice as much as political parties in the May special election to represent New York's 26th Congressional ...

The Fight Over Anthony Weiner's Seat

AP | By DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 08.17.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- With U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner's humiliating exit from office, New York is likely to hold a special election sometime in the next few month...

Boehner: Medicare A Minor Issue In NY Special Election

Roll Call | Posted 08.01.2011 | Politics

Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday downplayed the significance of the Medicare debate in a recent New York special election, saying that it played a mi...

Mark Blumenthal

A New Day: Medicare And Hochul's Victory In NY-26

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the aftermath of Democrat Kathy Hochul's surprise victory over Republican Jane Corwin in a special House election in western New York...

Ryan Grim

Why Medicare Will Be The Issue Of 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2012 election found its defining issue on Tuesday night, with an insurgent Democrat upsetting a well-financed Republican in a deeply...

Democrat Projected Winner In New York Special Election

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday evening, the Associated Press called the special election for New York's 26th district House seat for Democrat Kathy Hochul over Republican...

New York Election Results: Kathy Hochul Projected Winner

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

Democrats picked off a heavily Republican upstate New York congressional seat Tuesday night in a special election that became a referendum on Medicare...

Mark Blumenthal

New York 26 Special Election: What To Watch For

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

Voters in New York's 26th congressional district are casting their votes today in a special election to replace Rep. Chris Lee (R), who resigned earli...

New York Special Election Has Kathy Hochul Facing Off Against Jane Corwin

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

BUFFALO, N.Y. –- Today's tight race in New York's 26th Congressional District has become a referendum on the Republican plan to transform Medicare. ...

Controversial GOP Medicare Plan Emerges Hot Topic In Special Election Race

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON and BETH FOUHY | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The contest to fill a vacant U.S. House seat in upstate New York was tightening up in a special election that was supposed to be...

Mark Blumenthal

New Poll Gives Democrat Edge in NY-26

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new poll released Saturday by the Siena (College) Research Institute on the upcoming special election in New York's 26th Congressional...

Michael McAuliff

New York House Race Becomes Medicare Battleground

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If the race to fill a vacant western New York House seat is offering a preview of 2012, it's going to be a bruising affair, with Medicar...

WATCH: House Candidate Appears To Strike GOP Volunteer

Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics

House candidate Jack Davis, who is running as an independent in a special election match-up for New York's 26th district congressional seat, appears t...

NY-Gov: 56% Cuomo (D), 29% Paladino (R) (YouGov 10/28-31)

Huffington Post | Adam Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov 10/28-31/10; 578 likely voters Mode: Internet (YouGov release) New York 2010 Governor 56% Cuomo (D), 29% Paladino (R) (chart) 2010 Senate (S...

Boehner Regrets Scozzafava Support In NY Race

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House Republican leader says he regrets that he and other members of his party spent time and money supporting the GOP nominee ...

New York's 23rd District Race: Democrats, Beware -- Your Children May be Next

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lanny Davis

I am suggesting that what we saw done to Dede Scozzafava is part of a familiar pattern of higher and higher standards of purity demanded by the extreme wing of the base of both parties

Dede Scozzafava Dangerously Low On Cash

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dede Scozzafava, the GOP nominee in a key upcoming House special election, is running dangerously low on campaign cash, according to several GOP sourc...

Doug Hoffman's Campaign Cash: 95% From Outside District

The Washington Independent | Lazar Backovic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's no secret that national fundraising has buoyed the campaign of Conservative Party candidate for the NY-23 special election Doug Hoffman. But the ...