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New City Election Guide 2012

A rundown of the races and what you need to know about voting

 

As we look ahead to the Nov. 6 elections, New City Patch is dedicated to bringing you the information you need about every race, issue and candidate in town.

In our Election Guide, readers can learn who is running, relevant races and more. For more information on a specific candidate, click their name. Note: districts named represent the updated 2012 boundaries.

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Sen. David Carlucci (D) is seeking re-election in State Senate District 38.

Janis A. Castaldi  (R) is challenging Carlucci.

District 38 represents Ramapo, Clarkstown and Orangetown in Rockland County, as well as the Town of Ossining in Westchester County.

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Rep. Kenneth Zebrowski (D) is seeking re-election in New York State Assembly District 96.

District 96 includes Clarkstown, Haverstraw and a portion of Ramapo.

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Clarkstown Town Justice Rolf Thorsen (D) is running for a second term. Dan Weisberg (R) is challenging Thorsen.

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Rep. Nita Lowey (D) is seeking re-election in U.S. House of Representatives District 17.

Joe Carvin (R) is the Republican candidate facing Lowey and Frank Morganthaler is running on the "We the People" party line against Lowey. 

District 17 includes all of Rockland County and Yorktown, Peekskill, Cortlandt, Mount Kisco, New Castle, Ossining, Mount Pleasant, North Castle, Greenburgh, Harrison, Rye in Westchester County

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Incumbent U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D) will face off against challenger Wendy Long (R).

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Rep. Ellen Jaffee (D) is seeking re-election in New York State Assembly District 97.

Joseph Gravagna (R) is challenging Jaffee.

District 97 includes Orangetown, Chestnut Ridge, Spring Valley, New Square, Airmont, Hillburn and portions of Montebello and Suffern

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Patch's complete coverage of the presidential race

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Click for Patch's coverage of the Republican National Convention and Democratic National Convention

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Where to vote

Click here, and plug in your zip code to find the nearest polling place. Questions or problems? Call editor Robin Traum at (845) 598-4272.

  • New City zip............10956
  • West Nyack zip...... .10994
  • Valley Cottage zip... 10989
  • Congers zip.............10920
  • Blauvelt zip............ 10913
R. Nite October 01, 2012 at 07:20 PM
This is no joke, wake up America!! The great and wonderful OB must go. Obama administration held dozens of meetings on food stamps with Mexican officials http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/10/01/vilvilsack-reacts-to-republican-concerns-about-mexican-nutrition-awareness/
elaine October 01, 2012 at 10:04 PM
this is just what we need.. a list of who is running for what. thx.
Judith Murray October 02, 2012 at 04:05 AM
There is a third candidate running for the House of Representatives from the 17th Congressional District. Frank Morganthaler is running on We the People party. Please correct in the next issue of The New City Patch. For more information go to www.frankmorganthaler.com
Sharpie November 05, 2012 at 08:06 AM
Make a special note to remember to watch the Free and Equal Election Debate between third party candidates, Gov. Gary Johnson and Dr. Jill Stein to be aired tonight on Monday evening, Nov. 5th from 9:00 - 10:30 pm Eastern Time. Perform a worthwhile civic duty, and be certain to listen in on this historic debate so that you can make an informed decision on voting day. Third party candidates who will be on the ballot in most states deserve to be heard. http://freeandequal.org/?v=1
Sharpie November 05, 2012 at 04:29 PM
"Support for Kill List and NDAA make Obama and Romney Unfit for Office" Read more: http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/reawakening-liberty/2012/nov/2/support-kill-list-and-ndaa-make-obama-and-romney-u/ See if there is a clear winner to our Presidential Election 2012. Make a special note to watch the Free and Equal Election Debate between third party Presidential candidates, Gov. Gary Johnson (Libertarian) and Dr. Jill Stein (Green), to be aired tonight on Monday evening, Nov. 5th from 9:00 - 10:30 pm Eastern Time. Perform a worthwhile civic duty, and be certain to listen in on this historic debate so that you can make an informed decision on voting day. Third party candidates who will be on the ballot in most states deserve to be heard. http://freeandequal.org/?v=1

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