Wonky Wednesday: The New Congressional and State Senate Maps in Onondaga County

Welcome back to #wonkywednesday. Each week I take a deep dive into the electoral and voter registration data that makes up our home here in Onondaga County and across New York State. Once again I revisit how redistricting is impacting our county.  This time we take a look at the final maps ordered by theContinue reading “Wonky Wednesday: The New Congressional and State Senate Maps in Onondaga County”

Newly approved congressional and senate maps have CNY candidates and voters scrambling – WAER

Back in Onondaga County, voters might have some whiplash over changes to the state senate map and the area’s two main Senators John Mannion and Rachel May. Czarny can understand if voters might be confused. “These are radically different senate districts than we’ve seen in the previous versions of any of the maps, and it’sContinue reading “Newly approved congressional and senate maps have CNY candidates and voters scrambling – WAER”

Commissioner in a Car: What we know about the August 23rd NY Senate and Congressional primary today

Today I dissect the new Congressional and State Senate maps drawn by the Special master. I also talk about the candidates who have announced, their path to the nomination, and whether they are appearing on the august 23rd primary ballot. Enjoy. NYS Congressional maps: https://davesredistricting.org/maps?fbclid=IwAR1zpzRbs_zRxf2osjctXCI_wO7_xJIKdZkGCd4lgpa3CeCS0bBYPR_RDJM#viewmap::a3a223ed-54cf-4b54-8ea3-6f9312d7c405 Known Candidates for #NY22 Dems: Francis Conole, Sarah Klee HoodContinue reading “Commissioner in a Car: What we know about the August 23rd NY Senate and Congressional primary today”

Zoom with Czarny: City of Syracuse Redistricting Commissioners Jason Belge & Jacqueline Lasonde

This week I site down with two of the City of Syracuse Independent Redistricting Commission, Jason Belge and Jacqueline Lasonde. They reveal their draft map for the City of Syracuse 5 district council seats. They will have 5 more meetings on this where you can give feedback before the release a final map. Find outContinue reading “Zoom with Czarny: City of Syracuse Redistricting Commissioners Jason Belge & Jacqueline Lasonde”

Upcoming primaries: dates you need to know – CNYCentral.com

Czarny understands that redistricting can be an uphill battle and causes confusion amongst not only voters—but also elections professionals and even candidates—which is why he’d like to see the process changed. “I’d much rather see a process where citizens are doing the redistricting, as we see in the city of Syracuse, as opposed to whenContinue reading “Upcoming primaries: dates you need to know – CNYCentral.com”

Wonky Wednesday: New York State Registrations

Welcome back to #wonkywednesday. Each week I take a deep dive into the electoral and voter registration data that makes up our home here in Onondaga County and across New York State. It is that time of year where I start to focus on the races this fall and the registration data that makes themContinue reading “Wonky Wednesday: New York State Registrations”

Commissioner in a Car: Draft Maps on NY Congressional and Senate maps released by Special Master

This week I talk about the draft maps released by the Special Master Johnathan Cervas. These maps, if approved, will serve as the NY congressional maps for the August 23, 2022 primary and for the next ten years. You can see the maps on DRA here Congress: https://davesredistricting.org/maps#viewmap::22a818db-e3bd-4246-95eb-381c48802da1 Senate: https://davesredistricting.org/maps#viewmap::ad0a597f-d50c-4f44-85be-34c926cd7bf3 And all maps are onContinue reading “Commissioner in a Car: Draft Maps on NY Congressional and Senate maps released by Special Master”

Newsmakers: Congressional vacancy forced by Reed resignation could force five elections for some voters

I joined Andrew Donovan for an extended look at the multiple hurdles Boards of Elections have to face in 2022 elections. Congressman Tom Reed’s sudden resignation will likely force another election for voters in New York’s 23rd District. A special election to fill his vacancy will likely fall between the first primary in June andContinue reading “Newsmakers: Congressional vacancy forced by Reed resignation could force five elections for some voters”

Commissioner in a Car: What we know about the August 23rd Congressional & State Senate Primary.

Checking in today in a special Commissioner in a Car to talk about the release of the political calendar for the August 23, 2020 primary. Designating petitions run 5/21-6/10, Independent petitions run 5/21 – 7/5. Candidates who fled petitions during March for the June primary get to file a certificate. Enjoy. Subscribe to dustinczarny.com forContinue reading “Commissioner in a Car: What we know about the August 23rd Congressional & State Senate Primary.”

Special election likely for NY’s 23rd congressional district between two primaries-CNYCentral.com

“They’re going to be certifying their election while they’re running the August election more likely, because of early voting. And early voting will happen for the special election as well,” explained Czarny. Meanwhile, Congressman Reed’s office says they’ll serve the district until a replacement is chosen. “It’s not good or ideal for the people. YouContinue reading “Special election likely for NY’s 23rd congressional district between two primaries-CNYCentral.com”