Tag Archives: Scott Murphy

Results from NY 20th congressional race: The Libertarian effect, etc.

from Ballot Access News
Official Election Returns, 20th U.S. House District
May 19th, 2009

New York has released official election returns for the special election of March 31 in the 20th U.S. House district [to fill the seat of now Senator Kirsten Gillibrand]. The only candidates on the ballot were Democrat Scott Murphy and Republican Jim Tedisco.

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MSNBC and other outlets report: Tedisco concedes in NY-20 Congressional race

(excerpt from) MSNBC
Tedisco concedes in NY-20

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2009 4:01 PM by Mark Murray
Filed Under: 2009

From NBC’s Mark Murray and Domenico Montanaro

Republican Jim Tedisco just conceded to Democrat Scott Murphy in the special congressional in upstate New York that first took place on March 31, giving Democrats their first congressional victory of the Obama presidency and giving Republicans a disappointing loss.

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20th Congressional District: 59 vote difference, Libertarian party in middle

Scott Murphy is the candidate for the Democrats. Jim Tedisco is the Republican. The special election to fill the 20th Congressional District seat in New York, vacated when Kirsten Gillibrand was appointed to Senate, is too close to call. Media reports show Murphy winning with a lead of 59 or 65 points.… Read more ...

In NY, Libertarian Eric Sundwall at 1%

On Monday, March 9, 2009, Libertarian Eric Sundwall filed his petitions with the New York State Board of Elections . Sundwall will be on the ballot for Congress, in the 20th District (covering areas in the mid Hudson Valley and the Adirondacks.)

This is a special election, which will be held on Tuesday, March 31st, to determine the successor to Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand (recently appointed by Governor Paterson to fill Hillary Clinton’s Senate seat.)… Read more ...