From the President


Election day is on its way

After an unprecedented campaign for the White House, November 8th is almost here. I hope our balanced and respectful reporting has given you the information you need to make an informed choice on Election Day. This includes our live coverage of the Presidential Debates from PBS NewsHour and NPR, insightful discussions on Connections with Evan Dawson, stories from our WXXI News reporters, including our Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen Dewitt, as well as our Voice of the Voter debates. We'll host our final Voice of the Voter debate for the Monroe County Clerk office between Adam Bello, Monroe County Clerk (Democrat) and Cheryl Rozzi, Greece Town Clerk (Republican) on Monday, October 24 at 8 p.m. That debate will air live on AM 1370 and WXXI-TV, and stream on,, and  

You can expect this same level of quality coverage on Election Night. Starting at 8 p.m., WXXI News will report live from local campaign headquarters and provide results and analysis on local and national elections on AM 1370, online at, and reports on WXXI-TV. You can also follow WXXI News and our reporters on Twitter and Facebook. 


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