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Election Day is November 5th, 2024

Election Day is November 5th, 2024 

Early Voting Starts on October 26th

Check out our Candidates 2024 page to see local and national candidates you'll be proud to vote for

Check out our Voting information Page for Absentee Ballot information, early voting times and more! 


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Never Forget. Demand Action

Anolt Joseph "A.J." Laguerre Jr., Angela Michelle Carr, and Jerrald De'Shaun Gallion, murdered in Jacksonville August 26, 2023

Murdered in Uvalde, TX on May 24, 2022

 Murdered in Buffalo, May 14, 2022

Roberta A. Drury,  32; Margus D. Morrison, 52; Andre Mackn…

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Our New Congressional District: NY-24

In May, a judge finalized the NEW NY State Congressional districts. These replace districts that were established only a few months before but were ruled unconstitutional. 

Seneca County is now part of the new NY-24 CD. It stretches from Watertown to Batavia, and includes Auburn, Geneva, Canand…

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Bi-Partisan Opposition to Cryptomining among Seneca County Supervisors

In a rare and welcome piece of bi-partisanship, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors has unanimously expressed opposition to crypt-currency mining on Seneca Lake.  Kyle Barnhard (D-Lodi) teamed up with one of his Republican colleagues to explain why in this Op-ed, published June 23, 2022 in the D…

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Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Debate on CBS

Kathy Hochul, Jumaane Williams and Tom Suozzi appeared in a one hour debate, moderated by political reporter Marcia Kramer and anchor Maurice Dubois. Watch it here: Gubernatorial Debate Video

You can see candidate profiles for all the races in the June 28th primary on our June 28th Democratic Pri…

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New District, New Election Dates: Welcome to the NY-24 CD

Wow, it has been a wild ride. New York state drew up new congressional districts, then those districts were overturned by a judge, and now we have new new districts. Seneca County is now part of the brand new NY-24 Congressional District. To see a map, check out our Congressional election page. 

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NY Democrats Welcome our First Female Governor, Kathy Hochul



August 10, 2021 SHANDAKEN, NY: New York State Democratic Chairman Jay S. Jacobs has released the following statement:


"New York will finally have its first female Governor and we could not be in better hands.  From assisting her mother run a transitional domestic violence shelt…

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Democrats Working!

Volunteer members of the Seneca County Democratic Committee got together to pick up some roadside trash,  March 27, 2021


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DRC Statement Regarding Systemic Racism, Police Reform, and Black Lives Matter

Drawing on the tradition and history of rural New York’s role as a source of many movements for reform and equality in America, the Democratic Rural Conference of New York State affirms that Black Lives Matter. Recent events have all too painfully demonstrated yet again that racism is systemic and p…

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Democratic Committee Contributes to Area Food Pantries

In an effort to assist community families who have experienced job and income loss during the pandemic, members of the Seneca County Democratic Committee donated personal funds to the county’s seven food pantries. Members contributed $2,338 in whatever amounts they could to this effort.  Treasur…

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Candidate Matt Miller interviewed on Inside FLX

Josh Durso recently caught up with Matt Miller, the Democrat who is running to represent the 131st District in the NY State Assembly. The Canandaigua resident is a frontline worker during the pandemic – working at a local wine store – and has maintained his effort to be elected in the 131st.


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Brown to Seek County Clerk Position

Seneca Falls resident Melissa Brown has declared her candidacy for the position of county clerk, joining the growing list of Democrats running for office in Seneca County this year. Brown, 35, is a nine-year veteran of county employment. She graduated from Finger Lakes Community College with concent…

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Seneca County Committee endorses Tracy Mitrano for Congress

The Seneca County Democratic Committee has endorsed Tracy Mitrano as the candidate to run against Republican Tom Reed in this November’s election. As Committee chairwoman Susan Ottenweller announced, “The Seneca County Democratic Committee is thrilled to provide our unanimous endorsement of Tracy Mi…

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Breakfast with the Grinch

Breakfast with the Grinch

The Grinch, Dr. Seuss’s grumpy green grabber who stole Christmas from the Whos, was eventually transformed by kindness. Last month the rehabilitated Grinch made an appearance at the Fayette Fire Department the morning of December 21. What, you may ask, could have possibly …

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Impeachment Support Rally at Reed's Office in Geneva

In solidarity with the evening rallies going on around the country in support of IMPEACHMENT, there will be a rally in front of Rep. Reed’s Geneva office on 433 Exchange St., on Tuesday, December 17th from 11:00am to 1:00pm. There will be no speakers so bring signs and bear witness.  

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Breakfast with the GRINCH!

If you would like to download the flyer to print and post it yourself you can get it here:

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Mark Sinkiewicz prevails as Seneca County DA

After the counting of the absentee ballots, Mark Sinciewicz retains his lead and with that will become the next Seneca County District Attorney!

Congratulations Mark, it is well deserved.

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Sinkiewicz’s Edge: Experience

Lifelong Democrat and Acting District Attorney Mark Sinkiewicz has been running a very active race for Seneca County district attorney. He faces two opponents seeking the same office, John Nabinger, running on the Republican and Conservative lines, and Christopher Folk, who is holding down ballot po…

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