With Election Day rapidly approaching, New Yorkers across the state want to know more about where the candidates for President and Congress stand on a wide range of issues. Many areas of the state have faced redistricting as a result of population changes from the 2012 Census. Under redistricting earlier this year, the number of Congressional districts in New York fell from 29 to 27, meaning many New Yorkers have races with no incumbent candidate and need to get acquainted with two new candidates.
See Also: AARP Releases Voters’ Guides for Presidential, Senate, Congressional Candidates
AARP’s 2012 Voters’ Guides were recently released for the Presidential, Senatorial and Congressional races and can be found at www.earnedasay.org. The guides feature information from candidates running for President, the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives – in their own words. The Voters’ Guides feature unbiased insight as to where the candidates stand on Social Security, Medicare, and financial security, and these positions can be found by entering a local zip code into the online tool. Candidates responded to several questions in the Voters’ Guide, including:
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