Republican Senate Hopeful Releases First Ad

Fred Akshar, a Republican running to fill the vacant 52nd Senate District, based in and around Binghamton, has released his first campaign ad. You can view it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VW941co1u_g

Niagara County Assemblyman Switches Back to Democratic Party

Last week, Assemblyman John Ceretto of Niagara Falls, who was elected to the Assembly as a Republican in 2010, announced that he will become a Democrat and will caucus with the Assembly’s Majority Conference.

The party switch will give the Assembly Democrats a 105-43 majority in the lower house.  There are two vacancies.