Category: Elections

GOP candidates for Ontario County Sheriff share their ideas live on Inside the FLX (video)

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Palermo, Cirencione talk issues as Ontario County Sheriff primary draws near

The GOP primary for Ontario County Sheriff is happening next week. Early voting is currently underway at the Geneva Housing Authority, the Board of Elections in Canandaigua and at the Victor Town Hall. David Circencione and Silvio Palermo, both Republican candidates for ... MORE
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Palermo chooses Bill Wellman as undersheriff in race for Ontario County Sheriff

Silvio Palermo has selected his running mate. The candidate for Ontario County Sheriff selected Bill Wellman, a 25 year veteran of the sheriff’s office, to serve as his undersheriff- if Palermo is elected. “I could not be more pleased than to announced ... MORE
2022 Election: GOP candidates for governor square off in debate at Rochester’s Kodak Center

2022 Election: GOP candidates for governor face off in debate at Kodak Center

The four GOP candidates for governor faced off for their first debate with a live crowd at the Kodak Center on Tuesday night. Congressman Lee Zeldin, former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, businessman Harry Wilson and Andrew Giuliani all took the stage ... MORE
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New board member interested in leading for Auburn Enlarged City School District

A new board member on the Auburn Enlarged City School District Board of Education is interested in leading. Current President Ian Phillips, as well as Danielle Wood both expressed interested in the president and vice presidency. The Citizen reports that Superintendent Jeff ... MORE
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Early voting underway for first of two primaries, when and where do I vote?

Early voting is underway in New York for the first of this year’s two primary elections. The June 28 primary features races for Governor, Lt. Governor, Assembly, and local positions. Only voters enrolled in political parties are eligible to vote in that ... MORE
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Attorney General James announces Election Protection Hotline ahead of early voting period

New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) will make its Election Protection Hotline available for the upcoming June 28, 2022 election and during New York’s early voting period, which runs from Saturday, June 18 until Sunday, June 26. The hotline will be available ... MORE
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OPINION: Red flag laws, weak-willed Republicans like Claudia Tenney threat to Second Amendment

When violent riots were destroying communities and leaving dozens dead in the summer of 2020, why were gun sales surging, especially in blue states? Because even those on the left understand that guns aren’t just toys for shooting at targets or recreational ... MORE
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Deadline passes, Cuomo does not file petitions for run for Governor

It appears former Governor Andrew Cuomo has decided against mounting an independent bid to get his old job back. Former Governor has hinted at run Cuomo, who resigned last August in the wake of sexual harassment allegations, had indicated he might consider ... MORE
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Silvio Palermo vows to bring transparency, outsider’s perspective to Ontario County Sheriff’s Office (video)

Ontario County Sheriff candidate Silvio Palermo vows to restore transparency and to bring an outsider’s perspective to the department as Sheriff. Palermo: Supervisors’ report on Sheriff’s Office leaves questions unanswered Appearing on Inside the FLX Tuesday, Palermo said the Ontario County Supervisors’ ... MORE
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Yates County Legislature to hold public hearing on redistricting plan

The Yates County Legislature holds a public hearing Monday afternoon to get input into a redistricting plan that seems to have widespread support. Related: Yates County Legislature appears ready to adopt new district map The plan calls for keeping the current 14 ... MORE
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Nick Langworthy running for Congress in 23rd District

New York State Republican Committee Chairman Nick Langworthy is running for Congress. He announced his candidacy Friday morning in New York’s newly-formed 23rd Congressional District. “Western New York and the Southern Tier deserves a conservative Republican Congressman who is tough enough to ... MORE
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Legislature candidate caught on camera knocking opponents lawn signs down

A candidate for Chemung County Legislature was caught pulling his opponents lawn signs from yards. It happened in broad daylight, and thanks to the help of cameras- Francis Freeman was caught. “Yep, that’s me taking the signs down,” Freeman said confirming the ... MORE
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National Votes for Women historical markers will be dedicated Friday in Auburn

Two historical markers will be unveiled in downtown Auburn Friday. They’re part of the National Votes for Women Historical Trail sponsored by the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites. The two markers to be dedicated in Auburn join a program of historic ... MORE
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INSIDE THE FLX: 130th District Assembly candidate Scott Comegys on guns, a sustainable economy, health care, education and more (podcast)

In this episode, we talk with Scott Comegys of Palmyra, running on the Democratic and Working Families lines for the 130th District Assembly seat currently held by Brian Manktelow. He told us the Working Families Party believes in providing basic needs for ... MORE
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Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor seeking re-election, GOP caucus is Thursday night

Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor has announced his re-election bid. The Republican has been Mayor since 2014. He served as a village trustee from 2012-14. He gives credit for the recent improvements in the village to a variety of public input.  Related: ... MORE