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Connecticut gubernatorial candidates Dannel Malloy, left, and Tom Foley (credit: Getty Images)

Political Analyst: What Each Connecticut Gubernatorial Candidates Need To Do To Win Debate

In Connecticut, Gov. Malloy and his Republican challenger Tom Foley square-off Wednesday in their first debate.

08/27/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Gubernatorial Hopeful Rob Astorino Offers To Debate Opponent Zephyr Teachout

Astorino, the Westchester County executive, took the unusual step of wading into the other party’s primary Wednesday, saying New York voters deserve to have a debate on the challenges facing the state.

08/20/2014

Bill de Blasio attends a press conference outside the United Nations headquarters on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota, De Blasio Make Weekend Push As Election Day Approaches

With just four days to go before the mayoral election, Democratic candidate and frontrunner Bill de Blasio was out Saturday reminding voters why he believes he should be the city’s chief executive.

11/02/2013

Ed Mangano (file / credit: County Executive's Office)

Latest Polls Show Mangano Holds Substantial Lead Over Suozzi

Fifty-two percent of voters said that they backed Mangano compared to thirty-five percent for Suozzi, according to a Newsday, News 12, and Siena College poll.

10/12/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Poll: Booker Has Name Recognition On His Side In N.J. Senate Primary

A Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday shows 56 percent of New Jersey voters surveyed have a favorable opinion of the 44-year-old Newark mayor. Twenty-seven percent say they don’t know enough about Booker to form an opinion.

07/09/2013

Jeremiah Wright (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Opinion: Presidential Poll Trolling

Though the polls give political junkies a rush – and can put them on a natural high for a time or sink them into the bowels of depression – they mean absolutely nothing on Election Day. The poll taken on Election Day at the nation’s polling booths is obviously the only one that counts.

09/21/2012

FILE - Voters wait in line to cast their ballot at a polling station in Basket Ridge, New Jersey. (Photo by Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images)

NJ Democrats Oppose Stricter Voter ID Laws

Some progressive Democrats in New Jersey want to make sure the state does not enact strict new voter ID laws they say could lead to suppression at the polls.

08/17/2012

Voters line up to cast their ballots for the New Hampshire GOP primary at Webster School on January 10, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Romney Relishes New Hampshire Win, But Storm Clouds Await In South Carolina

What a relief for Mitt Romney. Last week’s squeaker in Iowa turned into a decisive victory in New Hampshire on Tuesday night. But as that old song goes, we’ve only just begun.

01/10/2012

FILE - A voting booth in Fort Lee, NJ (Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

All 18 Incumbents In The Legislature Win N.J. Primary Elections

Two of New Jersey’s most influential Democrats — including one of Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s harshest critics — survived hard-fought primary election challenges Tuesday.

06/07/2011

(Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

School Budgets On The Ballot Across New York Tuesday

Behind the scenes there’s a growing debate over what the vote might mean for a proposed statewide property tax cap.

05/17/2011

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.

11/02/2010

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.

11/02/2010

Cuomo (L) , Paladino (R) (Photo/Getty Images)

Cuomo, Paladino Dismiss Polls Showing Big Lead

Despite his large lead in the polls, Cuomo said he wasn’t taking things for granted. For his part, Paladino also shrugged off the polls.

10/31/2010

A voting machine is seen in Oakville, CT - Aug 8, 2006 - Photo: Bob Falcetti/Getty Images

Expect Wrestling Swag At The Polls In Connecticut

The WWE will be giving away goodies near voting booths on Tuesday for the Connecticut elections.

10/29/2010

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