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New York’s Lucky District 13

Originally posted in Ballot Access News

The incumbent Republican Congressman in New York’s 13th district, Vito Fossella, is not running for re-election. Last month, the Republican Party leadership choice for the seat, Francis H. Powers, died unexpectedly. Republican leaders are still not settled on a new nominee.

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No father-son showdown for Congress; NY Libertarians pass on Powers

Earlier, IPR reported on a possible father-son showdown in New York’s 13th congressional district between Libertarian Francis M. “Fran” Powers and Republican Francis H. “Frank” Powers. Well, it’s not to be. The Manhattan Libertarian Party has passed on the younger Powers — who’s platform included increased access to public transportation — and nominated Susan Overeem instead.… Read more ...