Elections

DA blames dismissed cases on state policy; data disagree

Cortland County’s district attorney blames the dismissal for lack of speedy trial of two felony cases in Cortland County – regarding a bank robbery and a rape – on “bad …

John Mannion defeated Sarah Klee Hood on Tuesday to win the Democratic nomination for the 22nd Congressional District, going to to face incumbent Brandon Williams in November’s general …

Fired. Rehired. Settled.

The candidates for Cortland County district attorney this fall have a complicated history. They worked together for years. One fired the other after the second asked about inappropriate comments …

LANSING — A state Senate candidate from Lansing has filed signatures to create an independent party, which would give him another line on the general election ballot. Mike Sigler announced …

Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 25 for a Democratic primary to select a nominee for Congress’ 22nd District. Sarah Klee Hood faces John W. Mannion for the nomination. The …

The Cortland County Democratic Committee announced Monday it has voted to endorse Sarah Klee Hood in the Democratic primary for Congress in the 22nd Congressional District. Hood, a DeWitt town …

Former prosecutor challenges Perfetti for district attorney

She loves her job helping children, but Elizabeth McGrath is pursuing something more important: helping bring justice to criminal defendants across Cortland County. In a nutshell, that explains …

Presidential candidate Robert R. Kennedy Jr.’s campaign will have a petition-signing open house from 2 to 8 p.m. April 16 at the Crescent Commons community room at 165 Main St., Cortland, the …

Incumbent village board members in Dryden and Groton are uncontested for re-election in Tuesday’s village elections, the Tompkins County Board of Elections reports. In Dryden, Daniel W. …

Early voting is March 23 to March 30 for the New York presidential primary, the Cortland County Board of Elections has announced. Regular voting in the primary will be April 2. Democrats …

Views mixed on what new map for Congress does to Cortland

 

Sigler faces Webb for Senate

ENDICOTT — Vowing that he and fellow Republicans would “fix” New York, Lansing resident Mike Sigler declared his candidacy Wednesday for the state Senate seat representing Cortland, …

NEW YORK STATE Justice of the Supreme Court- Sixth District (1 seat) 554 of 595 districts reporting Deirdre Hay (D): 3,551 Cortland, 48,850 Cheryl Insinga (R): 3,672 Cortland, …

Democrat Deirdre Hay was behind Republican Cheryl Insinga for a 14-year seat on the bench of the state Supreme Court’s 6th Judicial District. Across the 10-county district, the vote was …

Cortland County voters decide at the polls, 3,753 to 3,219, to approve reducing the size of the Cortland County Legislature to 15 from 17 seats, par of its mandatory redistricting to take effect with …

Steve wins second – and final – term

Republican incumbent Cortland Mayor Scott Steve won re-election Tuesday night, announcing afterward that it would be his last term in office. Steve defeated Luke Stevenson, who was endorsed by …

Legislature returns to 9-8 GOP majority

Democrats took four of six contested Cortland County Legislature seats in the Nov. 7, general election. Going into 2024, the Legislature will have a 9-8 Republican majority. “I think this …

Democrats sweep Dryden

DRYDEN — Incumbent Dryden Supervisor Jason Leifer defeated Thomas Corey in complete but unofficial voting Tuesday as Democrats swept the election. Leifer, a Democrat and Protecting Dryden …

Never mind the even-numbered years, when voters pick presidents and governors, senators and Assembly members. Odd-numbered years, such as 2023, are when voters decide what their neighborhoods, their …

Cortland's mayoral victor faces financial, development tasks

Next year, the mayor of Cortland – be it incumbent Republican Scott Steve or Democrat and Emergent Party nominee Luke Stevenson – will face some challenges. •An austerity budget …

Six seats contested for Cortland County Legislature

Six of the Cortland County Legislature’s 17 seats are contested in the Nov. 7, general election, two with Republican incumbents, two with Democratic incumbents, and two with no incumbent at …

Dryden sees GOP challenging incumbent Democrats

DRYDEN – For the two-year term of Dryden town supervisor, incumbent Jason Leifer, who is the nominated candidate for the Democratic and Protecting Dryden parties, is running against Republican …

Early voting for the general election in Cortland County begins 9 a.m. today at the Cortland County Board of Elections Office, 112 River St., Cortland. Voting continues until 5 p.m. Saturday and …

Justice seats available in 6th, 7th judicial districts

Democrat Deirdre Hay faces Republican Cheryl Insinga for a 14-year seat on the bench of the state Supreme Court’s 6th Judicial District. The position hears cases in Cortland, Tompkins, …

Candidate and Proposition List for General Election 2023 NEW YORK STATE Justice of the Supreme Court- Sixth District (1 seat) Deirdre Hay (D) Cheryl Insinga (R) Justice of …

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