Tom Dadey

John Smith / WAER News

The Onondaga County Republican Party conceded it won’t have a candidate for Syracuse Mayor in November.  Chairman Tom Dadey called a press conference to end speculation whether or not a candidate would emerge.  Dadey compared politics to baseball, and promises there will always be another season of politics.

Maneuvering for November Election Results in Lawsuit

Sep 4, 2013
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CNYGop.com

A Syracuse University political science expert says the maneuvering by Onondaga County Republicans to keep a ballot line open in November without naming a candidate could work for and against the party. 

Professor Grant Reeher of the Maxwell School of Citizenship says it is a bit unusual, and could also be risky: