To conform with federal law, New York State has moved its federal primaries from September to tomorrow, Tuesday, June 26.
Republican U.S. Senate Primary
The Republican candidates are competing to face Democratic U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in November:
- Manhattan attorney Wendy Long;
- Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos; and
- Queens Congressman Bob Turner.
In the Hudson Valley’s 18th Congressional District, a number of Democrats are competing to challenge incumbent Republican Rep. Nan Heyworth. The leading candidates are Sean Patrick Maloney and Rich Becker.
In Western New York’s 27th Congressional District, Republicans David Bellavia and Chris Collins are competing for to challenge Democrat Kathleen Hochul, who was elected to the seat in a 2011 special election.