Carabajal said a “proven vote-getter” is needed on the ballot to help other Democrats, like herself, in races across the region. Balter, who ran for Congress in 2018, lost to Republican U.S. Rep. John Katko by five percentage points. It was the closest outcome in three elections for Katko, who won the 2014 and 2016 […]
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National Organization for Women Political Action Committee (NOW PAC) Endorses Dana Balter for Congress
Syracuse, NY – On Wednesday, the National Organization for Women Political Action Committee (NOW PAC) announced its support of Dana Balter for Congress in New York’s 24th District. The National Organization for Women is the nation’s largest organization working to advance women’s rights and improve women’s lives. NOW New York aims to protect and promote […]
Balter to Cuomo: Reduce signature threshold for NY candidates amid coronavirus pandemic
With the novel coronavirus spreading across New York, Democratic congressional hopeful Dana Balter is asking Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers to reduce the number of signatures for candidates to qualify for the ballot this year. Balter sent a letter to Cuomo that was signed by four central New York doctors. She requested a lower […]
Dana Balter Launches Petition Process, Opens New Campaign Office
Democratic congressional candidate Dana Balter officially launched the petitioning process to get her on the ballot Saturday morning. Balter ran against Rep. John Katko in 2018, but lost in the general election.
Katko to host Nunes this weekend, opponent hosts dueling breakfast
This weekend, two candidates running for congress will host dueling breakfasts with different price tags to attend. Congressman Devin Nunes will be in Syracuse to join Congressman John Katko for a $1,000-per-person breakfast… In response to Katko’s event, Balter is hosting a free breakfast for supporters. In a statement provided to NewsChannel 9, Balter said: […]
Connect to Congress: Dana Balter looks to election rematch against Rep. John Katko
She’s done this before. In 2018, Dana Balter fought off a primary challenger and gave Congressman John Katko the biggest run for his money in his political career. This time around, her issues remain the same, emphasizing access to healthcare and a fair economy.
Oswego County Democrats back Dana Balter for Congress
Oswego County Democratic Chairman Gordon Prosser said there was a lot of discussion among committee members during the committee’s endorsement meeting Monday. What impressed the committee, he said, was Balter’s work ethic. “Whenever we’ve had events, Dana was there,” he said. “And she wasn’t just there to make an appearance. She was there to help.”