Brad Gerstman to Appear on Regional News Network for Election Night Coverage

Gotham Government Relations Partner to Offer Insight and Perspective as Votes Begin to Tally

New York State Political Expert Brad Gerstman, Partner at Gotham Government Relations, will appear on

Regional News Network (RNN) on Election Night to offer insight and perspective on the happenings of the day. This is Brad’s second year in offering expert commentary on New York’s political races.

“These mid-term elections are an important one for the state of New York,” Gerstman says. “By gauging how New Yorker’s feel about President Obama and the dysfunction seen in Albany by both sides over these last two years, it will be exciting and interesting to see how voters react on Election Day.”

Important New York State races include the race for Governor between Andrew Cuomo and Carl Paladino, the battle for control of the Senate Majority, and the possible loss of several highly contested seats in the Assembly which could lead to majority under the two-thirds vote required to override a gubernatorial veto, automatically boosting the clout of

the Republican Minority. On the National level, there are the chances for losses for Democrats, with the House expected to lose the Majority and many sitting Senators seats in jeopardy with close elections.

“The biggest issue being decided by this election is clearly the New York State Senate.” Gerstman says. After the 2008 elections, the Senate had a Democratic majority for the first time since 1965. The elections next week will decide if Democrats increase their narrow 32-30 majority, or if the chamber reverts back to Republican rule.

Brad will appear on RNN from the hours of 6 PM and 11 PM. RNN can be viewed on Channel 48 for Cablevision subscribers.

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