absentee ballots http://wrvo.org en Incumbents real winners in NY legislative elections http://wrvo.org/post/incumbents-real-winners-ny-legislative-elections <p>The vast majority of incumbent state legislators were re-elected Tuesday night, upholding a decades-long Albany tradition. Thu, 08 Nov 2012 06:37:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 28780 at http://wrvo.org Maffei claims victory, Buerkle not conceding 24th District race http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-claims-victory-buerkle-not-conceding-24th-district-race <p>In a statement released Tuesday morning, Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle indicated she is still not conceding her race to represent central New York's 24th congressional district, despite trailing by about 4 percent to Democrat Dan Maffei. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 16:30:45 +0000 Ryan Delaney 28765 at http://wrvo.org Buerkle-Maffei race disputed http://wrvo.org/post/buerkle-maffei-race-disputed <p>The candidates in the 24th congressional district contest were prepared for the race to go down to the wire, since polls predicted that democrat Dan Maffei and Ann Marie Buerkle were locked in a statistical tie, with Green Party candidate Ursula Rozum trailing behind. But it looks like former Congressman Maffei will be returning to Washington to represent central New York in Congress. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 08:33:28 +0000 Ryan Delaney & Ellen Abbott 28726 at http://wrvo.org Buerkle-Maffei race disputed Election officials preparing for a big day http://wrvo.org/post/election-officials-preparing-big-day <p>Election Day is here at last and polling places across upstate New York are prepared to be busy, because presidential election years tend to boost turnout. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 11:01:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 28650 at http://wrvo.org Election officials preparing for a big day