Harckham Reminds Voters of 10/12 Election Registration Deadline

Denounces Murphy Over Proposed Voter Suppression Legislation; Calls for Early Voting & Automatic Voter Registration With an upcoming October 12 midterm election voter registration deadline approaching this Friday, Pete Harckham, Democratic candidate for the 40th New York State Senate District, is calling for early voting and automatic voter registration in New York State, while objecting […]

Harckham Endorsed for Positions on Women’s Reproductive Rights

Major Support from Westchester Coalition for Legal Abortion PAC & Planned Parenthood Empire State Votes PAC Two major women’s reproductive rights groups, the Westchester Coalition for Legal Abortion PAC and Planned Parenthood Empire State Votes PAC, have endorsed Democratic candidate Pete Harckham in the race against Republican incumbent State Senator Terrence Murphy for NYS SD40. […]

The Examiner: Harckham, Women’s Rights Advocates Press for Reproductive Health Act

Supporters of the proposed Reproductive Health Act 40th gathered in Chappaqua last Friday with Senate District candidate Peter Harckham urging the importance of swinging the Senate to the Democrats to pass the legislation. Harckham was joined by Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and other Democratic women officeholders at the Chappaqua train station the day after dramatic Senate […]

Pete Harckham Calls for NY State Health Care Reform on WNYC

Murphy Ducks Debate Despite Issuing Previous Health Care Challenge; Has Access to Quality NYS Health Coverage, Why Can’t His Constituents? Speaking on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show this morning, Pete Harckham, Democratic candidate for NY State Senate District 40 called for “real health care reform in New York State”. His opponent, incumbent Republican State Senator Terrence Murphy, […]

WNYC: 30 Issues: New York Health Act

30 Issues in 30 Days continues: Since 1992, a bill that would give New Yorkers universal health care passed the state Assembly five times, including the last four years in a row, but it has always died in the Republican-controlled State Senate. Could that be about to change? Listen to Pete Harckham on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer […]

Senator Murphy Abuses Taxpayer Dollars To Fund Political Mailer

Harckham Demands Campaign Reimburse Taxpayers Following the delivery of a political flyer to select postal addresses within NY State Senate District 40 by Senator Terrence Murphy, Democratic candidate Pete Harckham is demanding that Murphy reimburse taxpayers for the expense. The flyers (pictured above) which were not sent to every constituent, were clearly targeted to a […]

Poughkeepsie Journal: Harckham takes Democratic line in 40th Senate race

Peter Harckham will be facing off against incumbent state Sen. Terrence Murphy in November. With 243 of 249 districts reporting, Harckham had 11,116 votes to Kesten’s 9,579 in the Democratic primary for the 40th Senate District. See New York primary results for statewide, Dutchess and Ulster elections Harckham is a former Westchester County legislator who resigned in 2015 to take […]