-Patty Plate appears to have a green light to get her name on the ballot under the Taxpayer Party moniker alongside Carl Paladino who is running on that line for Governor. A review of her nominating petitions puts her over the top....Senator Darrel Aubertine had challenged the petitions but came up short.....Ritchie had sought the independent line after Aubertine got the Independence Party designation.
I don't know if there is concurrent litigation on the matter. If not the matter is resolved in her favor.....
-Congressional hopeful Matt Doheny says he will get his Mom's porch steps painted before winter. Two Hotline callers had criticised Doheny after seeing the peeling paint on the now famous commercial featuring Mrs. Doheny.
-Doug Hoffman supporters are doing a good job at writing letters to the editor and calling talk shows on behalf of their candidate.
Watertown Daily Times Ritchie's independent petition appears valid