Daily Kos and the Albany Project today report on what many of us have been seeing and feeling for some time. Upstate NY is turning a deeper and deeper shade of blue.
For the first time in anybody's memory, the vast territory north of Westchester and Rockland counties tilts Democrat in active voter registration. As Republicans across the country grapple with declining fortunes, even their upstate bastion is morphing into at least a pale shade of blue [...]
As a result, such former GOP strongholds as Dutchess, Rensselaer, Onondaga and Niagara counties now report a Democratic registration edge.
Columbia County Democrats Note: As of November 2008 Democrats have overtaken Republicans in Columbia County for the first time in decades. 14,332 Democrats to 14,284 Republicans.