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9th Congressional District

Bob Turner declared victory in 9th Congressional District race (credit: CBS 2)

Voters In 9th Congressional District Say They Were Simply Fed Up With Democratic Way

“We’ve been asked by this district to send a message to Washington, and I hope they hear it loud and clear,” Turner said.

09/14/2011

(credit: AP photo/Mary Altaffer/Ken Goldfield, Pool)

AP: Republican Turner Marches Into Dem Stronghold, Takes Weiner’s Seat In Congress

Retired media executive and political novice Bob Turner defeated Democratic state Assemblyman David Weprin in a special election Tuesday to succeed Rep. Anthony Weiner, a seven-term Democrat who resigned in June after a sexting scandal.

09/13/2011

David Weprin  (L), Anthony Weiner (C), Bob Turner (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Poll: Turner Holds 6-Point Lead Heading Into Special Election For Weiner’s Seat

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani campaigned with Republican congressional candidate Bob Turner on Monday, trying to augment his surprising lead in the polls in Weiner’s heavily Democratic 9th Congressional District.

09/12/2011

David Weprin on Sept. 10, 2009 in New York. (credit: Ken Goldfield, Pool, File/AP)

Poll: Close Race To Succeed Weiner’s District Seat

A Siena Poll released Wednesday shows that Democrat David Weprin leads Republican Robert Turner 48 to 42 percent.

08/10/2011

Anthony Weiner (credit: AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Cuomo Calls For Special Election To Fill Seat Left Vacant By Former Rep. Anthony Weiner

The special election for the 9th congressional district will be held on September 13 to coincide with the state’s primary elections.

07/01/2011