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Tom Reed Calls for Bipartisanship after Winning Re-election in New York’s 23rd Congressional District.

November 8, 2018

With the midterm elections complete, Rep. Tom Reed feels it is time for work to resume and he believes the work must be done with the help of both sides of the political aisle.

"There needs to be a bringing together of both sides and really trying to work together now that we have divided government in the House and Senate,” Reed said Wednesday during a ...

Democrats Fare Well in Statewide Elections, Not in Cattaraugus County

Democrats Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul won re-election Tuesday but did not fare well in Cattaraugus County

Cuomo received 29.5 percent of the vote in Cattaraugus County with his Republican opponent Marc Molinaro’s receiving 64 percent. Third party candidates accounted for around 6 percent of the vote in the county, according to the unofficial results ...

Reed Defeats Mitrano in NY 23rd Congressional District Election

Republican Rep. Tom Reed defeated challenger Democratic challenger Tracy Mitrano in Tuesday's election for New York’s 23rd Congressional District, which includes the Greater Olean area.

Reed, who has represented the district since 2010, received 55 percent of the votes in the district, a total of 108,244 votes. Mitrano finished with <!--StartFragment ...

SBU Students Use Photos to Tell Story of NY Governor's Race

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY - What do a window, a locked door and a fireplace have to do with Tuesday’s gubernatorial election in New York?

Pictures of the three items are among the photos that St. Bonaventure University students chose to tell the story of the campaign between Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo and Marcus Molinaro, his Republican challenger.

The students, who are taking an ...

In Olean's Ward 5, Crawford Faces Challenge from Paoletto

OLEAN, NY – Common Council President John Crawford is facing a challenge from Scott Paoletto in Tuesday’s race for Ward 5 alderman. Crawford has the backing of the Democratic, Conservative and Independence parties; Paoletto is running on the Human Party line.

Crawford, born and raised in Olean, said he is committed to serving the area he calls home.

“I have always been ...

Gonzalez Running Unopposed in Olean Ward 3 Election

OLEAN, NY — Paul Gonzalez is running unopposed in Tuesday’s election for Ward 3 Alderman, but still feels pressure to do the best job for his constituents.

“It’s a good feeling to be unopposed,” Gonzalez said. “It’s nice to have that going. But at the same time, I don’t lose sight of the responsibility of representing the people in my ...

Mitrano Challenges Reed in 23rd Congressional District Election

In New York’s 23rd Congressional District, which includes the Greater Olean area, Rep. Tom Reed, a Republican, is running against Democratic challenger Tracy Mitrano.

Reed, elected to Congress in 2010, hopes to break the gridlock between Republicans and Democrats in Washington if re-elected.

“The extremism that is dividing our country is something I’m very passionate about ...

Witte Faces Bennion in Olean Ward 1 Alderman Race

OLEAN, NY– Incumbent Linda Witte is facing a challenge from Lawrence “J.R.” Bennion in the race for Ward 1 alderman.

Witte is running on the Democratic and Conservative party lines; Bennion is on the Republican and Independence lines. 

The two candidates agree that improving the city’s aging infrastructure is a top priority.

Witte, who worked as a nurse ...

Golley and Martin Run for Open Seat of Town of Allegany Supervisor

ALLEGANY, NY – Democrat Christina M. Golley and Republican Kathleen M. Martin are running for the position of town supervisor.

The election for the one-year vacancy, created by the death of Supervisor John Hare, is the only contested town supervisor election in Cattaraugus County. Golley, who previously lost an election for town clerk, is running against Martin, a member of the ...

Statewide Elections Include Governor and Attorney General

New York voters will go to the polls Tuesday to select a governor, lieutenant governor, comptroller, attorney general and U.S. senator.

In the Greater Olean area, seats in the state legislature and county coroner are on the ballot.

In the governor’s race, incumbent Democrats Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Lt. Gov Kathy Hochul are facing Republicans Marc Molinaro and his running mate Julie ...


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