Tag: Michael Venditto
Republican Elaine Phillips beat Democrat Adam Haber to win an open New York State Senate seat but a sitting Republican Long Island state senator may be unseated, potentially tipping the balance of power in that chamber back to a Democratic majority.
Context was often lost between the pace of coverage and testimony jumping around between dates, blurring significant moments in the timeline of the conspiracy. Seen in full, it offers a revealing look at the raw power that money has in The Empire State's politics, and the abuse of this state's most trusted offices to capitalize on this power toward a lawmaker's personal objectives.
The candidates include Democrat Rita Kestenbaum and Republican Steven Rhoads.
He won 85 percent of the vote over his Democratic challenger.
Two of the six candidates are named Kennedy—and they’re both Republicans, although one’s a man, the other a woman.
Politicians are out in full force, hoping to seal the deal, knowing that turnout will be key in this off-year when the White House is not up for grabs.
Announcement comes two months after an Islip lawmaker under the cloud of a toxic dumping scandal dropped out of a state Senate race.
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