New York State primary en Astorino makes it official, via YouTube announcement <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p></p><p>Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino announced on <a href="" jquery17107297409634405173="13"><u><font color="#0000ff">YouTube</font></u></a> his candidacy to run as a Republican against Gov. Andrew&nbsp;Cuomo.</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 01:14:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 52248 at Astorino makes it official, via YouTube announcement Cuomo says "extremists" challenged pro-gay marriage GOP senators <p>Both pro- and anti-gay marriage forces are claiming victory after a split primary result in two key state senate races. Meanwhile, Governor Andrew Cuomo says two pro-same sex marriage Republican senators who survived primary challengers were targeted by “extremists” within the GOP. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 13:07:15 +0000 Karen DeWitt 26602 at Miner speaks out about close state Senate races <p>Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner is criticizing campaign rhetoric used during one of last week’s state Senate primaries.&nbsp; Three of the four Republican state senators who broke with the party to vote to legalize gay marriage last year faced tough primary battles September 13, and one of those contests turned particularly nasty in the closing days. Tue, 18 Sep 2012 14:17:37 +0000 Ryan Delaney & Catherine Loper 26164 at State primary day brings confusion <p>It's a quiet primary day in Central New York this year.&nbsp; There are only scattered elections across the area on the day that lets voters, registered in political parties, choose who will be on the November ballot. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 10:56:08 +0000 Ellen Abbott 25934 at GOP primary possibilities <p>The only statewide race in the upcoming June 26 federal primary in New York state, is the contest to see who will take on U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in &nbsp;the November election. &nbsp;But even the state&#39;s top republican doesn&#39;t offer any clues who&#39;s going to win.</p><p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 13:00:46 +0000 Ellen Abbott 20856 at Will multiple primaries lead to voter confusion? <p>Republican Presidential primary politics comes to New York state Tuesday. It&#39;s the first of three different primary days across the state this year. Election officials worry that all these primary days will end up confusing voters.</p><p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:21:24 +0000 Ellen Abbott 18033 at Will multiple primaries lead to voter confusion?