Democrats Look Ahead To Next Election Cycle After Failing To Gain Seats On Onondaga County LegislatureThe lead organizer of the effort called Flip the Leg to get more democrats elected to the Onondaga County Legislature says he’s disheartened that they were largely unsuccessful. The balance of the legislature remains 11 to 6 in favor of the republicans, with no seats gained or lost by either party.
Onondaga County Democrats Mount "Flip The Leg" Campaign Aimed At Adding To Their Ranks On LegislatureOnondaga County voters in traditionally republican legislative districts may have received a knock on the door from democratic candidates trying to challenge the status quo. It’s part of a concerted effort by the democratic party to change the balance of power on the legislature called Flip the Leg. WAER News takes a deep dive into why democrats are mounting such a strong challenge, and some of the history behind county governance.