Democrats

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Local political aspirants and incumbents are preparing for fall balloting.

Matt Ryan, New York Now

Governor Cuomo was nominated to run for a second term on Thursday along with his freshly chosen running mate, former Western New York Rep. Kathy Hochul.

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Erie County Democrats have endorsed two candidates for positions with the County's Family Court.

Gearing up for political convention coverage

Aug 27, 2012

WBFO & AM 970 will carry  NPR's special programming for national convention coverage.

The GOP National Convention will be held in Tampa August 27-30.  WBFO & AM 970 will provide extensive, on-air coverage each night beginning at 7 p.m. with a special, live edition of On Point, followed by NPR coverage.

Voting to formally nominate the Republican Party's presidential and vice presidential nominees is on the agenda in Tampa .

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Erie County Democrats are eyeing Anthony Masiello as a possible replacement for party chairman Leonard Lenihan.

Lenihan's current two year term expires in September and Albany is pressuring him to step aside at that time. He claims that he will announce his intentions in the near future.

For Masiello's part, he had no comment.

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