Jay Townsend

Schumer To Tour Upstate NY To Thank Voters

Schumer planned to meet voters Monday at shopping malls in and around Albany, Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo.


A man votes at a public school - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2010 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Ballot Issues, Privacy Concerns Hamper NYC Polling Places

Election Day is a true test, in a highly-anticipated midterm election, of how efficiently voters are actually able to use a pencil on paper ballots in combination with new electronic scanners. The results were mixed.


New York Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., prepares to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, in Brooklyn, New York.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

NY Sens. Schumer, Gillibrand Both Seek New Term

New York’s Democratic Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand both sought a new term Tuesday, a political novelty stemming from Gillibrand’s appointment last year.


Polling Machines (credit: CBS 2)

Elections Official Discusses Polling Problems, Solutions

New York City’s Board of Elections said it fixed the many problems that plagued the primaries back in September. J.C. Polanco, one of the Board’s 10 commissioners, is here to explain how.


Sen. Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand - File / Photos: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images, Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Saks Fifth Avenue

Races Look Safer For Local Democrats

Democrats were calling out the big guns, doing everything they could to avoid a political pummeling.


Photo/Schumer (Getty Images), Townsend (AP)

Townsend: I Want To Give NYers A Choice

Republican Jay Townsend shrugs off the vast money gap between him and Sen. Charles Schumer and the polls showing the two-term Democrat ahead by dozens of points in his re-election bid.


Eric Schneiderman and Dan Donovan - File / Photos: Schneiderman for Attorney General, Richmond County District Attorney's Office

Schumer, Schneiderman To Campaign In Upper West Side

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The campaign continues as Attorney General candidate Eric Schneiderman and U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer will come to New York City on Sunday morning. The two will be greeting votes on the […]


Schumer (L) ,Gillbrand (R) (Photo/Getty Images)

Schumer, Gillibrand Campaign Together

The two incumbent U.S. senators are up for election Tuesday. They appeared at a rally in Rochester Saturday morning with gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo.


Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Schumer And Gillibrand Hold Big Leads In Senate Races

A new poll shows Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand leading Republican rival Joe DioGuardi by 23 points as Tuesday’s election nears.


Photo/Schumer (Getty Images), Townsend (AP)

Schumer And Townsend Debate At Marist College

Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer gave a spirited defense of his legislative record amid attacks from Republican challenger Jay Townsend in a televised debate.


Schumer And Senate Challenger Townsend Debate

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer and Republican challenger Jay Townsend are debating for the first time. The televised debate at 7 p.m. Sunday at Marist College in Poughkeepsie will be shown live […]


Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Polls: Gillibrand, Schumer Keep Senate Leads

Two new polls find Democratic Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand maintaining leads over their Republican challengers.


Townsend Wins GOP Primary For Senate Seat

NEW YORK (AP) — Communications consultant Jay Townsend has won the Republican primary for a Senate seat in New York in an underdog bid to unseat Sen. Charles Schumer. Townsend defeated former CIA officer Gary […]


NY Republicans Seeking Schumer Senate Seat Hold Debate

Republicans seeking to unseat New York Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer want to see the abortion rights law overturned and want to see the proposed New York City mosque moved farther away from Ground Zero.