Election Spotlight Archive

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Leading up to November elections, the CSEA Legislative and Political Action Department issues a week analysis of critical races from throughout the state. You can find past editions here.

If you have any races that you would like to see covered, please send an e-mail to politicalaction@cseainc.org.

  • Election Spotlight – Rockland County This week we examine the race for County Executive in Rockland County, which is the smallest county by area outside of New York City. While it may be small in size, it has over 300,000 residents living in five towns and nineteen villages. This is the first time in 20 years that no incumbent is running ... Read more...
  • Election Spotlight – Montgomery County This week we look at several races in Montgomery County. 2013 will be the first time ever that residents of the county vote for a County Executive and a County Legislature. Last year voters approved a change to the County Charter that eliminated the board of supervisors and replaced it with an Executive and Legislature. CSEA was supportive of ... Read more...
  • Election Spotlight – Constitutional Amendment This week we look at one of six amendments to the State Constitution that will be on the ballot this November. This amendment addresses a current inequity in how disabled veterans are able to use additional civil service points. A summary of the other amendments on the ballot are available here. Previous Editions of Election Spotlight October 4, 2013 –  Orange ... Read more...
  • Election Spotlight – Orange County This week we are going to take a look at the race for Orange County Executive in CSEA Region 3. Like the race for county executive in Chautauqua County, this election features one candidate who supports keeping a county nursing home public and another candidate that wants to outsource its operation and eliminate middle-class jobs in Orange County. Previous Editions ... Read more...
  • Election Spotlight – Chautauqua County Last week we were in suburban New York City and examined the race for Westchester County Executive.  This week we head to the most western county in the State and look at the race for Chautauqua County Executive. Do you have a race that you want to see featured in Election Spotlight? E-mail us at politicalaction@cseainc.org and ... Read more...
  • Election Spotlight – Westchester County Executive Over the coming weeks, CSEA will be highlighting key local government elections from throughout the state that will impact CSEA members. This week, we examine the critical race for County Executive in Westchester County in CSEA Region 3. ... Read more...