May 12, 2011


Starting Trouble in NY-26

Jack Davis (I), the self-funding independent candidate in the special election in New York's 26th District, was caught on video taking a swipe at a tracker and laughing about it.

What to watch: As the three-way election with Davis, Republican Jane Corwin and Democrat Kathy Hochul rapidly gears up, keep an eye on how much traction this video gets among Republicans who currently split between Davis and Corwin.

Dave Catanese: "Almost every politician is forced to confront a tracker at some point in their career.  How they handle it can be a defining moment.  Being able to keep your cool counts for something in this YouTube-viral world."

Here's the video:










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