The discovery of mail-in ballots cast by dead voters has emerged as an issue in the neck-and-neck race between first-term upstate Democratic Rep. Anthony Brindisi and rival Republican Claudia Tenney. An additional four ballots left the line for Congress blank. Plus there was … In a rematch of a neck-and-neck race in 2018, Representative Anthony Brindisi, the incumbent Democrat, aims fend off a challenge from Claudia Tenney, the … It was reported today that Tenney has retaken the lead by about 30 votes, according to her campaign spokesman Sean Kennedy and that figure was also confirmed by an attorney familiar with the count. Former GOP assemblywoman Claudia Tenney lost her bid for reelection in 2018 to now-incumbent Rep. Anthony Brindisi. New York State Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi (D) defeated Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-N.Y.) on Tuesday, securing a victory for House Democrats in a closely watched contest. As of Wednesday evening, incumbent Anthony Brindisi (D-Utica) trailed Republican challenger Claudia Tenney by fewer than 2,000 votes. According to Syracuse.com "for now, Tenn ... Claudia Tenney vs. Anthony Brindisi New York’s 22nd Congressional District will not have a representative when the next session of Congress begins Jan. 3. The court has yet to review any contested ballots from Broome and Oneida counties. Former Rep. Claudia Tenney expanded her lead from 12 to 19 votes over Rep. Anthony Brindisi today after three counties reported corrected vote totals in … Lawyers for Brindisi, D-Utica, and Tenney, a Republican from New Hartford, are due to appear in court starting at 9 a.m. Monday as DelConte begins ruling on the validity of about 2,000 absentee and affidavit ballots the two campaigns disputed across the district. Subscribe to syracuse.com. Rep. Anthony Brindisi, D-N.Y., and his supporters have been claiming for days that their man has pulled ahead of ex-Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-N.Y., for the first time in the "long count" of their contest in New York's 22nd District (Utica).. Based on the last count from the eight counties in the upstate district, Brindisi on Wednesday proclaimed himself the winner by 13 votes on Twitter. The ballots, which were sealed on Election Day, were then timestamped. In the Nov. 30 unofficial total, Republican Claudia Tenney led incumbent U.S. Rep. Anthony Brindisi, D-Utica, by 12 votes. After Election Day, Tenney was up by about 28,000 votes, 53 percent of the vote compared to Brindisi’s 42 percent. “Incumbent Anthony Brindisi (D) and Claudia Tenney (R) are separated by three to five votes… More On: 2020 election. Claudia Tenney (R) launched a new 30-second ad for her campaign to win back the NY-22nd District congressional seat this fall, followed with a response from the Brindisi campaign. The results in the race between U.S. Rep. Anthony Brindisi and Republican Claudia Tenney have not been certified, more than seven weeks after Election Day. Claudia Tenney and Anthony Brindisi to debate Monday night News. Brindisi, D-Utica, and Tenney, a Republican from New Hartford, are now separated by a mere 0.7% in an election that Tenney led by 10 points (53-43%) before officials started counting absentee ballots last week. The latest update on the Oneida County affidavit count, from Wednesday morning, had a total of 847 ballots reviewed, including 253 on Monday and 594 on Tuesday. The results in the race between U.S. Rep. Anthony Brindisi and Republican Claudia Tenney have not been certified, more than seven weeks after Election Day. A total of 119 ballots would need to be corrected based on the timestamp error, per DelConte’s order. The ruling marked a setback for Republican candidate Claudia Tenney, who held a razor-thin lead of just 12 votes over incumbent Democratic Rep. Anthony Brindisi in the district’s unofficial count. The case will not resume until after the state court system’s recess is over Jan. 4. Claudia Tenney wants her congressional seat back. Headed into the weekend, totals put U.S. Rep. Anthony Brindisi, D-Utica, ahead by 13 votes, but that total flopped again this morning after Herkimer County revised its … The 22nd District election is the last undecided House race in the nation this year. NY22—Today, Claudia Tenney, Republican candidate for Congress for the 22nd District, launched her third round of television ads, focused on Claudia’s record on veterans issues. Loeffler, Perdue back Trump's $2,000 stimulus check push. Republican Claudia Tenney's razor thin lead over Democrat Anthony Brindisi has increased from 12 to 19 votes in the still undecided nail biter NY-22 House race. After an audit and correction by the Herkimer County Board of Elections, Claudia Tenney leads Anthony Brindisi by 13 votes in the contest to represent NY 22 in Congress. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local. Claudia Tenney leads Anthony Brindisi in race for 22nd Congressional District Your Local Election HQ Posted: Nov 4, 2020 / 12:04 AM EST / Updated: Nov 4, 2020 / 04:13 PM EST Anthony Brindisi and Claudia Tenney debate during an editorial board meeting of Syracuse.com |The Post-Standard Monday, October 22, 2018. “The incredibly close race for the 22nd Congressional District got even closer Tuesday, as about 90 new votes from a bundle of about 2,500 affidavit ballots from Oneida County were counted,” the Syracuse Post Standard reports. Tenney, a Republican who represented New York’s 22nd district for one term, narrowly lost her seat to current Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-NY) by less than 2 percentage points in 2018. Separately, two other counties filed paperwork with DelConte detailing changes in their vote counts: Tenney picked up one vote in Oswego County and Brindisi picked up three votes to one for Tenney in Broome County. The story seems to change hourly. © 2021 Advance Local Media LLC. Madison County Board of Elections Republican Commissioner Mary Egger reiterated testimony that affidavit and absentee ballots received at polling sites were secured in the county jail, then brought to the board of elections offices Nov. 4. It’s the only House of Representatives race without certified results. Tenney previously led by 19 votes; it’s the second time Brindisi has taken a narrow lead in the unofficial and incomplete count. The rematch between Republican Claudia Tenney and U.S. Rep. Anthony Brindisi will slog on in a central New York courtroom this week as the Democratic incumbent … Even once the campaign attorneys have argued their cases in court, DelConte will need to make rulings on hundreds of contested ballots before there is a final count in the race. The biggest change Friday occurred in Chenango County where election officials counted 44 affidavit ballots and two absentee ballots that had not been previously included in their vote totals. RealClearPolitics - Election 2020 - New York 22nd District - Tenney vs. Brindisi An updated vote count that was ordered by a judge to be due by 4 p.m. today shows Republican “marine mom” Claudia Tenney ahead by 12 votes over Rep. Anthony Brindisi in the New York 22nd Congressional District race.. While the final result of the election is still unknown due to legal challenges, Tenney has turned a 9-point deficit in polls into one of the tightest congressional races in the country. At the end of Wednesday’s hearing, DelConte called a halt to the Chenango County review, to be resumed Jan. 4. Lawyers for Rep. Anthony Brindisi and Claudia Tenney began battling for more votes Monday in the month-old 22nd Congressional District election … My local news has either Tenney up 12 votes or Brindisi up 12 votes. The county board of elections still had 950 ballots to canvass. Chenango County also counted two absentee ballots today after voters were given a chance to correct mistakes, as required under a change to New York’s election law during the coronavirus pandemic. Scott Trimble | strimble@syra. Claudia Tenney seemed poised to avenge her 2018 defeat to Rep. Anthony Brindisi, a Democrat, but her election night lead has shrunk to roughly 100 votes. State Supreme Court Justice Scott J. DelConte had ordered Chenango County to count the 44 valid affidavit ballots after they were found by election officials in their office on Dec. 1, almost a month after the election. The final hearing in 2020 of the judicial review of the congressional race wrapped up in Oswego County Supreme Court with some questions left unanswered. Contents. Of those recently canvassed ballots, 237 have been included in the preliminary count. We reported last week that Democratic House Rep. Anthony Brindisi having taken a slim lead over challenger Claudia Tenney (R) in New York’s 22nd district race.. All but Oneida County finished that process by the close of business Friday. The numbers presented Thursday morning gave Brindisi 125 votes additional votes, 92 to Tenney and nine to Libertarian candidate Keith Price, with no votes on the remaining 11 ballots. Minus Oneida County, which has yet to complete its recanvass, the figures late Friday showed that Republican former Rep. Claudia Tenney increased her lead over Democratic Rep. Anthony Brindisi from 12 to 19 votes out of more than 325,000 cast. Please support high-quality local journalism. Those totals are likely to change again after Oneida County finishes its review of disputed ballots ahead of a court-ordered review of disputed ballots from all eight counties next week. Employees, including both commissioners, at the county’s board of elections testified they did not receive any ballots by hand after Election Day. Rep. Anthony Brindisi continued a remarkable comeback Wednesday against Claudia Tenney, closing within 2,153 votes of his rival in the 22nd Congressional District election. Anthony Joseph Brindisi (born November 22, 1978, age 42) is an establishment Democrat politician currently serving as the U.S. representative from New York's 22nd district. Brindisi unseated Tenney in the 2018 election, winning by less than 2 percentage points. The ballots were cast during the state’s early voting period. As absentee and affidavit ballot counts continue, Republican challenger Claudia Tenney continues to lead in the race for New York’s 22nd Congressional District — though her lead over incumbent U.S. Rep. Anthony Brindisi, D-Utica, has tightened. Judge tells counties to resolve Brindisi-Tenney election by start of new Congress, New challenges raised to 67 ballots in undecided Brindisi-Tenney House race, Final tally in NY-22 election won’t be known before Christmas week, Judge: 9 ways election officials failed in 22nd Congressional District, Brindisi-Tenney House race exposes New York’s election dysfunction, Got a tip, comment or story idea? Republican challenger Claudia Tenney leads Democratic incumbent Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-Utica) by 12 votes in a district with over 147,000 registered voters. Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. NY 22 is tight as a gnats arse. Rep Anthony Brindisi; Challenger Claudia Tenney US Congress. Seven of the eight counties in the 22 nd Congressional District are still counting ballots to determine who will take the seat in the race between Congressman Anthony Brindisi and Republican Claudia Tenney.. On Election Day, Tenney led Brindisi by more than 28,000 votes from in … The judicial review for ballots in Chenango County continued, with attorneys for both candidates arguing the validity of ballots based on stray marks, dropoff locations and other discrepancies. The current, overall unofficial results now edge to Brindisi, giving the incumbent a 14-vote lead. A Madison County Sheriff’s deputy arrived at 3:30 p.m. to return the ballots to the board of elections to make the corrections, which will be completed before the candidates or their representatives. Among the unfinished issues in the judicial review is the ongoing canvass of administratively rejected ballots in Oneida County. 1 U.S. House of Representatives. The ballots are being canvassed under a Dec. 8 order from state Supreme Court Justice Scott DelConte. Posted: Oct 26, 2020 / 09:38 AM GMT-0500 / Updated: Oct 26, 2020 / 09:38 AM GMT-0500. Georgia Sens. During Wednesday’s proceedings, DelConte ordered the Madison County Board of Elections to correct timestamp errors on ballots received on Election Day, but timestamped Nov. 4. All rights reserved (About Us). Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement, and Your California Privacy Rights (each updated 1/1/20). After Broome County reported up-to-date vote totals, Republican challenger Claudia Tenney has 155,494 votes, while Democrat and incumbent Rep. Anthony Brindisi has … Contact Mark Weiner anytime by: Email | Twitter | Facebook | 571-970-3751. After election officials counted the ballots today, Tenney picked up 25 votes and Brindisi 17 votes, said Carol Franklin, a Chenango County elections commissioner. Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission. Former Rep. Claudia Tenney expanded her lead from 12 to 19 votes over Rep. Anthony Brindisi today after three counties reported corrected vote totals in the undecided 22nd Congressional District election. (WSYR-TV) — A hotly contested race in New York’s 22nd Congressional District between Incumbent Democrat Anthony Brindisi and Republican challenger Claudia Tenney could come down to a … Tenney has picked up 25 votes while Brindisi picked up 17 from previously uncounted ballots. For now, Tenney leads Brindisi 155,519 to 155,500, according to unofficial returns from the eight counties in the district. President Donald Trump gave his endorsement to Tenney in February. 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