Candidates in Depth http://wrvo.org en Syracuse Green Party candidates on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-green-party-candidates-campbell-conversations <p>One could argue that the most energetic opposition to the Democratic candidates for Syracuse City offices this November is coming from a third party, the Greens.</p><p>In this edition of the Campbell Conversations, Grant&nbsp;Reeher speaks to the Green Party candidates for mayor, city council, and board of education, and explores their collective vision for a new set of city policies and a new way of governance.</p> Sun, 13 Oct 2013 14:54:00 +0000 Grant Reeher 45509 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse Green Party candidates on The Campbell Conversations Ritchie, Tresidder face off in 48th district for state Senate http://wrvo.org/post/ritchie-tresidder-face-48th-district-state-senate <p>The race for state Senate in the 48th district – which includes Jefferson, Oswego and St. Lawrence counties – pits incumbent Republican Patty Ritchie against underdog Democrat Amy Tresidder. Both women stress the need for state mandate relief for local municipalities and measures to boost the upstate economy, although the strategies they'd take for doing that differ.</p><p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 13:04:50 +0000 Joanna Richards 28584 at http://wrvo.org Ritchie, Tresidder face off in 48th district for state Senate Al Stirpe & Don Miller compete for Assembly again http://wrvo.org/post/al-stirpe-don-miller-compete-assembly-again <p>Everyone who votes on Tuesday in New York state will choose who will represent them in the state Assembly and Senate.&nbsp; Very few of those races are truly competitive, with many incumbents running unopposed or against candidates who have no chance of winning.&nbsp; The exception in central New York is the race for the newly created 127th Assembly district.. which is a rematch of a very close race two years ago. Mon, 05 Nov 2012 12:04:38 +0000 Ellen Abbott 28580 at http://wrvo.org Al Stirpe & Don Miller compete for Assembly again Wendy Long a long-shot for Senate http://wrvo.org/post/wendy-long-long-shot-senate <p>WRVO News is interviewing regional candidates who are running in contested races.&nbsp; Wendy Long, a Republican attorney from Manhattan is running a long-shot race against incumbent Democrat Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. WRVO's Catherine Loper spoke with Long about why she's running, the economy and the importance of women in this year's election.</p><p> Sat, 03 Nov 2012 12:15:00 +0000 Catherine Loper 28495 at http://wrvo.org Wendy Long a long-shot for Senate Profile: Ursula Rozum makes uphill climb for Congress http://wrvo.org/post/profile-ursula-rozum-makes-uphill-climb-congress <p>WRVO News is interviewing and profiling candidates in the region who are running in contested races.&nbsp; Ellen Abbot took a closer look at Ursula Rozum, a 28-year old activist who works for the Syracuse Peace Council and is running in the race for the newly redistricted 24th Congressional seat as the Green Party candidate. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 11:04:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 28467 at http://wrvo.org Profile: Ursula Rozum makes uphill climb for Congress Profile: Dan Maffei working to get back to Congress http://wrvo.org/post/profile-dan-maffei-working-get-back-congress <p>WRVO News is interviewing and profiling candidates in the region who are running in contended races.&nbsp; Ellen Abbot took a closer look at Democrat Dan Maffei, who is trying to win back the seat in Congress he lost two years ago by the slimmest of margins to Republican Rep. Ann Marie Buekle. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 10:18:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 28436 at http://wrvo.org Profile: Dan Maffei working to get back to Congress Profile: Ann Marie Buerkle working for a 2nd term http://wrvo.org/post/profile-ann-marie-buerkle-working-2nd-term <p>WRVO News is interviewing and profiling candidates in the region who are running in contended races.&nbsp; Ellen Abbot took a closer look at&nbsp; Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle. The Republican from Onondaga Hill won her seat in Congress two years ago by the thinnest of margins - only 648 votes.&nbsp; She's looking for a second term in the newly drawn 24th Congressional District. Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:42:01 +0000 Ellen Abbott 28432 at http://wrvo.org Profile: Ann Marie Buerkle working for a 2nd term Interview: Democrat Dan Lamb runs for Congress http://wrvo.org/post/interview-democrat-dan-lamb-runs-congress <p>WRVO News interviews candidates in the region who are running in contended races on November 6. Democrat Dan Lamb is running against incumbent Republican Congressman Richard Hanna in the 22nd congressional district, which experts say is a safe Republican district.</p><p>Lamb is a first-time candidate who was a long-time aide to retiring Rep. Maurice Hinchey.&nbsp; WRVO's Catherine Loper spoke with Lamb about what he brings to the race, fracking and the economy.</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 13:07:50 +0000 Catherine Loper 28375 at http://wrvo.org Interview: Democrat Dan Lamb runs for Congress Interview: Congressman Richard Hanna runs for re-election http://wrvo.org/post/interview-congressman-richard-hanna-runs-re-election <p>WRVO News interviews candidates in the region who are running in contended races on November 6. Republican incumbent Congressman Richard Hanna is running against Democrat Dan Lamb in the re-drawn 22nd Congressional district Mon, 29 Oct 2012 14:33:04 +0000 Catherine Loper 28248 at http://wrvo.org Interview: Congressman Richard Hanna runs for re-election