Thursday, May 26, 2016

Democratic Super PAC eyes NY 21

Voter turn out and perception of how closely U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, is linked with Donald Trump will be key factors in the 21st Congressional District race, according to a Democratic-aligned Super PAC.

"In a district where President Obama twice received over 52 percent of the vote, Stefanik has plenty of reason to worry," said Alixandria Lapp, executive director of House Majority PAC, in a memo on New York House races the group distributed to reporters on Thursday.

Stefanik, a first-term incumbent, is running against Democrat Mike Derrick, a retired Army colonel from Peru, in Clinton County, and Green Party candidate Matt Funiciello, a bread company owner and political activist from Hudson Falls.

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