U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, New York’s junior senator and a former Democratic presidential candidate, is supporting Dana Balter in the 24th Congressional District race. Gillibrand, who received the most votes in the 24th district as a U.S. Senate candidate in 2010, 2012 and 2018, called Balter, D-Syracuse, “a tireless advocate for working New York families” […]
Dana Balter for Congress questions John Katko’s record in first general election TV ad
Balter, D-Syracuse, on Friday released her first general election ad in the 24th Congressional District race. In the 30-second video, her campaign highlights two votes: Katko’s support of the 2017 tax law and his opposition to the House Democrats’ prescription drug price reform proposal in December 2019.
Democrats add Dana Balter to list of top-tier candidates for Congress
Democrats hoping to expand their House majority added Dana Balter on Monday to the party’s list of 24 top-tier candidates across the nation. The move means that Balter, 44, of Syracuse, will receive extra fundraising and organizational support from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the campaign arm of House Democrats. Balter’s addition to the party’s […]
Democrats ID Dana Balter as top contender for Congress, DCCC chair helps raise money
Dana Balter believes she can unseat U.S. Rep. John Katko this fall. On Monday, national Democrats made it official: They think she can, too. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the House Democrats’ political arm, added Balter, D-Syracuse, to its Red to Blue program. According to the DCCC’s website, the program is for top-tier candidates challenging […]
Balter on rematch with Katko: What I’ll do differently this time
Democrat Dana Balter has kicked off her campaign against Rep. John Katko, promising to make November’s election about President Donald Trump, healthcare and the Republican response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Democratic poll shows Dana Balter leading John Katko in CNY race for Congress
Democratic congressional candidate Dana Balter has a three-point lead over Republican U.S. Rep. John Katko, according to a new poll released by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. The DCCC distributed a summary of the poll results on Friday before Balter, D-Syracuse, launched her general election campaign. The poll, which is based on responses from 400 […]
With rematch set, Dana Balter makes opening argument against John Katko for Congress
A day after becoming the presumptive Democratic nominee in the 24th Congressional District race, Dana Balter presented her case for why voters should choose her instead of Republican U.S. Rep. John Katko in November. Balter, D-Syracuse, launched her general election campaign against Katko, R-Camillus, with a speech Friday that highlighted her policy positions while reminding […]