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NYCFPAC Previews The Fall Elections

This fall, New York voters will have important choices to make at the polls. Voters will elect candidates to the four statewide elected offices: Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and Comptroller. Candidates are elected to these offices for four-year terms, and elections are held in even-numbered years that are not presidential election years. Also, voters…

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New York’s Gubernatorial Race Ramping Up

The race for who will serve as New York’s next governor is just getting started. On the Democratic side, two-term incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo is the prohibitive favorite to receive the Democratic nomination. To date, former State Sen. Terry Gipson remains the only Democratic challenger, although actress Cynthia Nixon has not ruled out a primary…

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NYCFPAC-Endorsed Andy Goodell Appointed As GOP’s Assembly Floor Leader

State of Politics reports: Republican Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb on Thursday [December 21, 2017] tapped Assemblyman Andy Goodell (R-Jamestown) to become the conference’s minority leader pro tempore, making him the GOP’s floor leader. “I am proud to announce the appointment of Assemblyman Andy Goodell as our new Minority Leader Pro Tempore,” Kolb said in…

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A Cautionary Tale From Illinois

At this time, former investor, executive, and 2010 New York State Comptroller candidate Harry Wilson is the frontrunner to become the Republican candidate for Governor of New York in 2018. If Wilson does pull the trigger on a gubernatorial bid, it seems likely that he will position himself as a moderate, fiscally-responsible problem-solver. During his…

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2018 New York Gubernatorial Election Preview

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is running for a potential third term as Governor of New York next year. Has he earned it? During his seven years in office, the Governor has done a few things right. He has displayed restraint in the area of state spending, has worked with the Legislature to enact a property tax…

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State Senate Democratic Intrigue Continues

New York Democrats hope to retake control of the New York State Senate in next fall’s elections. However, some Democrats don’t want to wait that long; efforts are underway to shift Senate control to the Democrats next spring. Senate Republicans have been fighting furiously to maintain control of the Senate—the last bastion of Republican power…

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President Trump’s religious freedom order offers welcome shift in tone

Do you believe in freedom? Most Americans would answer this question “yes.” After all, the desire to be free from an oppressive monarch led to the American Revolution, and liberty is one of the “unalienable rights” mentioned in the Declaration of Independence. In recent years, however, many Americans have grown alarmed by government’s infringements upon…

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Bye-Bye Obama

On January 20, President-elect Donald Trump is scheduled to be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. Thankfully, this date will mark the welcome end of President Barack Obama’s final term in office. New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms PAC will not miss President Obama. In addition to his blind adherence to a left-wing…

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