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Democrats Go 6 for 6 in Special Elections for Assembly Seats

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Democrats have held on to six seats in the New York State Assembly after winning special elections for slots vacated by Democratic incumbents.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Informal, Unofficial, Thoroughly Unscientific Exit Poll: Special Elections in NYC

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Colin Campbell, the man behind the Brooklyn Politics blog, and Ben Smith, senior political writer for Politico, discuss the special elections taking place in the NY-9, 54th AD, and elsewhere in the area.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Deal with Special Elections

Friday, September 09, 2011

Colby Hamilton, writer for WNYC's city and state politics blog, The Empire, discusses the special election process in New York and how it affects political power in the state.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Weprin for NY-9

Thursday, August 04, 2011

Democratic candidate David Weprin discusses his campaign to replace Anthony Weiner for the congressional seat representing NY-9 and what he would do if elected to Congress.

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With an Eye Toward Midterms, Many Look at Penn. Special Election

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Pennsylvania holds a special election today to fill the seat of late Congressman John Murtha. The results of this election are considered by many to be a window into how the mid-term elections may play out. Democratic candidate Mark Critz is running against Republican Tim Burns, who got into politics through the Tea Party movement. Editor in Chief of The Tribune Democrat in Johnstown, Penn., Chip Minemyer has the latest on this special election.

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