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CJA's October 14, 2016 conflict-of-interest/misconduct complaint
vs Albany D.A. Soares & New York's Other D.A.s


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District Attorneys running for “re-election” UNOPPOSED

Albany County  (population: 306,000)  
 Albany Board of Elections  

District Attorney P. David Soares running UNOPPOSED for re-election
on the Democratic, Working Families, & Independence lines

   his campaign website  --  his district attorney website:  here -- 
                                                        his "public integrity unit": 

   "Soares likely to have no rival in November"
Albany Times Union, July 20, 2016  (Amanda Fries)  



Madison County  (population: 72,000)
Madison County Board of Elections 

District Attorney William G. Gabor, running UNOPPOSED for re-election on Republican & Conservative lines
sample ballot

 "Gabor wins tight Madison County D.A. race"
November 4, 2008, Syracuse.com

Orleans County  (population: 42,000)   info
Orleans County Board of Elections
District Attorney Joseph V. Cardone, running UNOPPOSED for re-election on Republican line


  Acting District Attorneys running for “re-election” UNOPPOSED


Delaware County  (population: 48,000)
Delaware County Board of Elections 

Acting District Attorney John Hubbard, running, UNOPPOSED, for election on
Republican, Conservative, Independence, Reform lines 

"Acting Delaware Co. District Attorney announces campaign",
News 12, March 28, 2016


Fulton County  (population: 55,000)     
Fulton County Board of Elections

Acting District Attorney Chad Brown running UNOPPOSED for election on Republican line

"Petitions filled for primary, fall elections"
Leader-Herald, July 15, 2016 (Michael Anich)


Niagara County  (population: 215,000)
Niagara County Board of Elections    ballot

Acting District Attorney Theodore A. Brenner

Caroline A. Wojtaszek, running UNOPPOSED on Democratic, Republican, Working Families, Independence lines
   April 9, 2016 article


"Local radio host airs concerns about ballot", Niagara Gazette, November 8, 2016

"Niagara County judge can't hear criminal cases in 2017 because clerk became D.A", Buffalo News, November 9, 2016 (Thomas Prohaska)

Contested District Attorney Elections

Cortland County  (population: 49,000)
Cortland County Board of Elections     

District Attorney Mark D. Suben running for re-election on the Democratic and Working Families lines

OPPOSITION CANDIATE: Patrick Perfetti -- Republican, Conservative, Independence, Reform lines


Chautauqua County   (population 133,000) 
Chautauqua County Board of Elections

Acting District Attorney Patrick Swanson, running for election on Democratic , Working Families, Independence, Women's Equality lines

OPPOSITION CANDIDATE:  Jason L. Schmidt -- Republican, Conservative, Reform lines    
   "details candidacy for D.A."

"Chautauqua DA to run for county court seat",
Buffalo News, July 28, 2015

Patrick Swanson announces candidacy,
February 8, 2016 

County Democrats support Swanson for DA,
February 15, 2016


Herkimer County (population: 65,000) 
Herkimer County Board of Elections  
District Attorney Jeffrey S. Carpenter
, running for re-election on Republican, Conservative, & Reform lines

OPPOSITION CANDIDATE Mike Daley, running on Democratic & Independence lines

 Livingston County  (population: 65,000)   info
Livingston County Board of Elections 

District Attorney Gregory J. McCaffrey, running for re-election on Democratic, Conservative, Working Families, Independence

OPPOSITION CANDIDATE Raymond Sciarrino, running on the Republican and Reform lines

"UPDATE: Livingston County election results", Livingston County News, November 9, 2016

Erie County   (population: 919,000)
Erie County Board of Elections      sample ballot

Joseph Treanor, running on the Republican, Conservative, Independence, Reform lines

John Flynn, running on Democratic, Working Families lines

October 26, 2016: Buffalo News editorial endorsement

November 6, 2016: "In district attorney race it's a question of experience", Buffalo News (Matthew Spina)

of interest


Montgomery County   (population: 50,000)         
Montgomery County Board of Elections

District Attorney James E. Conboy, stepping down: 
"Longtime Montgomery County DA to retire when term is up",
Daily Gazette, April 8, 2016 (Steve Cook)

Howard Aison, running on
the Democratic line

Commission on Judicial Conduct March 26, 2009 censure & dissenting opinion

Kelli McCoski , running on
the Conservative, Democratic, Independence, Reform, Republican, and Woman’s Equality lines

"McCoski announces candidacy for D.A."
April 29, 2016, Leader-Herald (Morgan Frisch)


"Former Mongtomery County DA Aison aims to be DA again",
Daily Gazette, June 4, 2016 (Daniel Fitzsimmons)

"Who will be on the ballot in this year's election?"
July 15, 2016, Mohawk Valley Compass (Tim Becker)


"Howard Aison defeated Kelli McCoski to secure the Democratic Party Nomination..."
September 14, 2016, Leader-Herald (Morgan Frisch)




Tompkins County  (population: 103,000)
Tompkins County Board of Elections    

District Attorney Gwen Wilkinson  -- resigned July 8, 2016
  article   article  


D.A. Candidate Matthew Van Houten, running on the Democratic line

D.A. Candidate Edward Kopko, running on the Independence line



August 9, 2016 "How the district attorney race will work", Ithaca Journal (Kelsey O'Connor)


August 24, 2016 "District attorney candidates share views for office", Ithaca Journal (Kelsey O'Connor)

August 26, 2016 "DA candidates makes their cases at public forum", Ithaca Journal (Kelsey O'Connor)


September 20, 2016 "Democrats select Matthew Van Houten as DA candidate", Ithaca Journal


September 21, 2016 "Two running for Tompkins County district attorney", Ithaca Journal (Kelsey O'Connor)

October 20, 2016 "District attorney candidates face off in debate", Ithaca Times (Nick Reynolds)


October 21, 2016 "DA candidates debate on key issues", Ithaca Journal (Kelsey O'Connor)

October 24, 2016 "Tompkins D.A. Race: Van Houten and Kopko debate the issues", Ithaca Voice (Michael Smith)

November , 2016 "LIVE updates of 2016 Tompkins County election", Ithaca Voice (Michael Smith)



Westchester County  (population: 961,000) 
Westchester County Board of Elections

Acting District Attorney James McCarty

Anthony Scarpino, running Democratic, Conservative, & Women's Equality lines

Bruce Bendish, running on Republican & Reform





New York's newspapers

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Buffalo News -- Allegheny County; Cattaraugus County; Chautauqua County; Chemung County; Erie County; Genesee County; Livingston County; Monroe County; Niagara County; Ontario County; Steuben County; Wyoming County

Niagara Gazette -- Niagara County

Albany Times Union

Daily Gazette.com -- Albany County; Fulton County; Montgomery County; Schenectady County; Saratoga County

The Saratogian -- Saratoga County

Adirondack Daily Enterprise


Democrat and Chronicle -- Monroe County; Wayne County; Livingston County; Genesee County; Orleans County; Steuben County; Wyoming County; Seneca County; Ontario County     Nine County Region of Greater Rochester


Daily Messenger -- Ontario County; Wayne County; Monroe County

Chronicle-Express -- Yates County

The Daily Record -- Western NY - legal news

Daily Star -- Oneonta County; Otsego County, Schoharie County; Chenango County

thedaily star.com -- Delaware County

Watertown Daily Times -- Jefferson County; St. Lawrence County; Lewis County

Daily News -- Genesee County; Wyoming County; Orleans County

Genesee Sun

Times-Telegram -- Herkimer County

Observer-Dispatch -- Herkimer County; Oneida County; Madison County

Ithaca Journal -- Tompkins County

Ithaca Times -- Tompkins County

Ithaca Voice

Lansing Star -- Tompkins County

Tompkins County Weekly

Jamestown Post Journal


Leader-Herald -- Fulton County; Montgomery County, Hamilton County

Mohawk Valley Compass -- Montgomery County

Livingston County News

Lockport Union-Sun and Journal -- Niagara County

Madison County Courier -- Madison County

Oneida Daily Dispatch -- Oneida County; Madison County

Syracuse Post Standard -- Onondaga County

Auburn Citizen -- Cayuga County

Chautauqua Today

Chautauqua Star

Wellsville Daily Reporter -- Allegany County

The Leader -- Steuben County; Chemung County

The Observer

Olean Times-Herald

Times Herald-Record -- Ulster County, Sullivan County, Orange County

Daily Freeman -- Ulster County

Press-Republican -- Clinton County, Essex County

Rome Sentinel

Malone Telegram -- Franklin County

Evening Sun -- Chenango County


New York Times

New York Daily News

New York Post


Times Ledger -- Queens County




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