Ritchie victory is biggest in GOP Senate

Senator Patty Ritchie was reelected Tuesday to a second term, capturing the widest margin of victory by a Republican in more than two dozen contested races across the state. Senator Ritchie claimed 70 percent of the vote in unofficial tallies reported by local Boards of Elections. Senator Ritchie’s 60,758 votes were more than twice the […]

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Senator Ritchie Vows to Keep NY Moving Forward

Oswego County Today OSWEGO, NY – When Senator Patty Ritchie took office, she said she heard from a lot of people who had lost hope in state government. “Many people thought Albany was broken, that taxes could only go up and that things could only get worse,” the Republican incumbent said. “But, in the past […]

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Senator Ritchie Vows to Keep NY Moving Forward

Oswego County Today OSWEGO, NY – When Senator Patty Ritchie took office, she said she heard from a lot of people who had lost hope in state government. “Many people thought Albany was broken, that taxes could only go up and that things could only get worse,” the Republican incumbent said. “But, in the past […]

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Advance News endorses Ritchie

North Country voters have some important decisions to make Tuesday when they step into the voting booth. There are quite a few political races this year, which is great. Competition is a great thing for democracy. It is not important whether the person you support has an r, D or X next to their name. […]

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An advocate in Senate

Watertown Daily Times State Sen. Patty Ritchie is very deserving of our vote in the upcoming election. I have known Patty for a number of years and worked with her in the St. Lawrence County courthouse during her tenure as county clerk. She is an energetic, intelligent woman who accomplished a great deal as county […]

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Ritchie helped to fund fire training facility

Watertown Daily Times Now that the dust has settled since state Sen. Patty Ritchie and her fellow senators who represent the county came forward with their funding of $100,000 for our much-needed new “live burn simulator” structure, I would like to share with you some of the background behind the award. This award affects every […]

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Endorsed by the Daily Courier Observer and Chuck Kelly

Here’s the text of the endorsement column by Chuck Kelly, legendary Northern NY newsman: Kelly’s Picks On Tuesday, we all have a responsibility to vote for the man or women we fell can best serve our needs. Most everyone is enrolled in a political party, but informed individuals choose to cast a vote for the […]

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Law Enforcement Backs Ritchie

Endorsed by Largest Statewide Police Advocacy Group A group representing a consortium of 214 police agencies and more than 25,000 members—including officers from Watertown, Ogdensburg, Carthage and the New York State Police—has endorsed Patty Ritchie for State Senate. The highly regarded Police Conference of New York supports candidates that it says work on behalf of […]

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P-S: Ritchie ‘a visible, vocal, energetic legislator’

POST STANDARD ENDORSEMENT: Patty Ritchie for New York 48th Senate District The 48th Senate District sprawls across Oswego, Jefferson and part of St. Lawrence County — an area large enough to fit two-and-a-half Rhode Islands. The incumbent, Republican Sen. Patty Ritchie of Oswegatchie, is being challenged by Democrat Amy Tresidder, an Oswego County legislator from […]

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Louisville couple supports Ritchie

North Country Now Patty Ritchie has a strong history of advocacy for us here in the North Country. As St. Lawrence County (SLC) Clerk she led the 2010 fight to overturn Albany’s attempt to force motorists to purchase new license plates. She won that fight. Downstate car dealers used to pay people to wait in […]

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