Tag Archives: Bill Owens

NY Conservative Party: Judicial Race win; US House candidate gets 6% despite suspending campaign

Austin Cassidy reports at Uncovered Politics that Doug Hoffman got 6% as a Conservative Party candidate in NY-23, despite suspending his campaign before the election. Just as in the special election in 2009, Hoffman’s votes represented more than the margin of victory. Democrat Bill Owens won both elections.

And, in the race for Suffolk County Family Court judge, Conservative Bernard C.… Read more ...

Hoffman: He’s Back….

Remember Doug Hoffman? The sore-loser Conservative Party candidate, last seen on a crusade against moderate Republican Dede Scozzafava, is again a third party candidate for New York’s 23rd congressional district. Hoffman ran again for the seat in the Republican primary against Matt Doheny. However, it appears that Doheny won a close primary after Hoffman ran a lackluster campaign.… Read more ...

Doug Hoffman May End Up Running Third Party Again

In 2009 Doug Hoffman made the national news as candidate for the Conservative Party of New York candidate in a special election in New York’s 23rd Congressional District. He lost the Republican nomination to a candidate whom he claimed was too liberal so he continued his run as a member of the Conservative Party.… Read more ...

Detailed analysis of 23rd District Congressional race in NY

The candidates for US House of Representatives for the 23rd District in New York are: Bill Owens (Democrat);
Dede Scozzafava (Republican); and Doug Hoffman (Conservative). There is an excellent story at the Times Union political blog analyzing the race. The post includes: comparative polling; a regional breakdown; a map; and speculation about how the race will be won.… Read more ...