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The debacle of the Iowa Democratic Caucus may be a harbinger of the 2020 national election. Between possible partisan shenanigans and unproven electronic technologies (such as whiffy and largely untested election applications), better get ready for a Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Democrats of New Hampshire have spoken and “Bernie 2020” is their resounding new mantra. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Impeachment phase II has now begun. We continue to witness the ratcheting up of hardball politics, with each move on the chess table. Both sides are forced to circle the wagons while moving farther left and right to protect the power they now enjoy. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | On Tuesday, Democratic candidate for Governor, Rebecca Holcombe, welcomed experienced Vermont campaign worker, Cameron Russell, as her new Campaign Manager. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The 2019 local election tally was certified last Tuesday at the New York Supreme Court 4th Judicial District. Close contests were decided in many towns. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County’s final 2019 general election results — including the absentee ballot tallies — were released Nov. 25, and in most cases, the winning candidates’ vote advantage widened over the Election Day count. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Green Party Presidential Candidate Howie Hawkins visited Plattsburgh as part of his campaign last week. He visited and met with supporters at city hall, Olive Ridleys and SUNY Plattsburgh Nov. 20-21. Read more

The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | Commissioners are looking at state recommended technology designed to streamline Early Voting systems. But they are balancing concerns of cost and actual efficiencies, especially in rural areas. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | In the Nov. 5 general election in Warren County, three incumbent supervisors fought off challenges, while Thurman Supervisor Cynthia Hyde lost her re-election bid. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Joseph Provoncha won re-election to the Essex County Clerk’s seat, besting contender Kari Ratliff, a Republican who ran as an independent. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | In preparation for Election Day, Clinton County has received two state grants of $54,000 and $39,000 to fund new polling equipment to count voters. Read more

The Sun

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QUEENSBURY | This November, residents of New York state will have new options on when they can vote. Read more

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“Trade wars are good, and easy to win,” said President Donald Trump, May 2, 2018. No, they aren’t, as U.S. farmers can attest. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | This year brings changes to the local Essex County Board of Elections as well as to all county election bureaus, statewide. Read more

The Sun

CROWN POINT | Crown Point voters will go to the polls June 25 to decide two contested races in a Republican primary. Read more

The Sun

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The first Democrat presidential debates for 2020 have been announced, and it sounds more like a 2-card, free-for-all mud wrestling event than a professional interview process for selecting the party’s ultimate candidate. Read more

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RUTLAND | Poultney Selectboard member and 2018 state-senate primary candidate Terry Williams wants to draft new Republican Party candidates in time for the 2020 campaign. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Current Treasurer for Clinton County Kimberly Davis has announced she will be running for State Senate in the 2020 election as a Democrat to represent the 45th district. Davis has been treasurer in Clinton County since January 2014. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Mayor Colin Read has decided to run for re-election for 2020, where he hopes to serve his second four-year term. Read more

The Sun

PLATTSBURGH | As election season quickly approaches, political candidates across the town and city of Plattsburgh have begun announcing their runnings for the year 2020. Read more

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    Last winter, Johnsburg Town Supervisor Andrea Hogan (left center) discusses details of the town’s 2019 budget with town board members Laurie Arnheiter (foreground) and Gene Arsenault (right). At left is councilman Arnold Stevens. Hogan won re-election on Nov. 5, garnering about 75 percent of the votes cast.