Politics & Government

Onondaga County Budget
4:56 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Mahoney Unveils 2014 Budget Plan

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Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney presented her 2014 County Budget to the County Legislature today for review. 

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SYRACUSE MAYORAL RACE
11:43 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Add the Green Party to the Race for Syracuse Mayor

Green Party Candidate Kevin Bott announces his run for Syracuse Mayor.
Credit Scott Willis / WAER News

Until now, the focus of the Syracuse mayoral race has been on the political posturing of Democrats and Republicans. 

That changed Wednesday when Green Party candidate Kevin Bott launched his campaign for mayor with promises to bring collaborative, democratic leadership to city hall.  In his remarks on the steps of city hall, Bott seemed to be making a not-so-subtle jab at incumbent Mayor Miner and democratic challenger Pat Hogan, who took second place in the primary.

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SYRACUSE MAYORAL PRIMARY
6:25 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

The Votes Are In: Listen to Remarks from Miner and Hogan

Pat Hogan watches the primary results with his campaign members.
Credit Kaitlyn Richards / WAER

Mayor Stephanie Miner and Democratic Mayoral candidate Pat Hogan gathered with their respective campaign advisors and supporters as the primary results came in.



Hogan's fell behind in the race against incumbent Mayor Miner. In his speech after his defeat, he pointed out that only half the Democrats who voted in the primary support Miner, and acknowledged Alfonso Davis's efforts leading up to the primary election.

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Syracuse Mayoral Race
12:50 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Stephanie Miner Holds Onto Democratic Nomination in Primary

Mayor Stephanie Miner wins democratic primary.
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Mayor Stephanie Miner will once again be the democratic party’s candidate for mayor of the City of Syracuse.

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Syracuse Mayor's Race
4:11 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Syracuse Mayoral Candidates Trying to Spur Primary Turnout

Primary Election Day, September 10th. Polls open at 12:00 noon.

As Tuesday's Democratic Primary looms, the campaigns of three candidates for the Syracuse Mayoral Race were busy trying to get their word out today.  In addition to fulfilling his duties as City Councilor, Pat Hogan planned on attending a rally today on a key campaign topic.

“Syracuse Firefighters have a rally at station house seven which was closed by the mayor and then there will be a kick-off rally basically to try and take back the city and put the city in a new direction starting tomorrow.”

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