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WOFFORD SAYS SENATE MUST TAKE KAVANAUGH ALLEGATIONS SERIOUSLY

September 28, 2018

NY State of Politics If Republican state AG candidate Keith Wofford wins in November, he is aware that he would likely deal with cases that ultimately go before the U.S. Supreme Court, which may or may not at this point include a new justice: Brett Kavanaugh. Traveling the western part of the state this week, […]

REPUBLICAN AG CANDIDATE KEITH WOFFORD ON POLITICS AND A HISTORIC ELECTION

September 28, 2018

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle He has called himself an outsider, the taxpayer’s watchdog and has promised to clean up Albany corruption. On Friday, Republican Attorney General candidate Keith Wofford visited Rochester and sat down for a 30-minute interview about his campaign. The Buffalo native is a Harvard-educated lawyer and co-managing partner with the international law firm Ropes & […]

KEITH WOFFORD, CANDIDATE FOR NY ATTORNEY GENERAL, SPEAKS WITH NEWS 8

September 28, 2018

Rochester First ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) – One of the big elections this November is for the New York Attorney General. Friday, we spoke with Buffalo native and Republican candidate Keith Wofford. He addressed his top priorities: “We have to make sure voters know they have a choice between a candidate who is another career politician […]

WOFFORD CALLS FOR STATE INVESTIGATION OVER CITY’S TAKING OF PROPERTIES

September 28, 2018

Kings County Politics Keith Wofford, the Republican candidate for state Attorney General and opponent to Democratic candidate Letitia James for the seat, yesterday called for a state investigation of the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and its Third-Party Transfer (TPT) program. Wofford’s call comes in light of Kings County Politics continuing investigative series surrounding how two elderly […]

5 QUESTIONS WITH NY AG CANDIDATE KEITH WOFFORD

September 24, 2018

The Leader Keith Wofford is a 49-year-old attorney based in New York City. A native of Buffalo, Wofford is a co-managing partner of the Ropes & Gray law firm office in New York City, which retains nearly 300 attorneys. Wofford is the Republican nominee for New York Attorney General and has campaigned on the premise […]

MEETING THE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL

September 21, 2018

News 10 ABC ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Leticia James won the Democratic Attorney General primary in a tight race and will now face Keith Wofford, the Republican’s pick for attorney general. “What really matters to New Yorkers is getting our own house in order. That will be my first priority,” Wofford said. The Buffalo native, […]

AG CANDIDATE KEITH WOFFORD PROMISES IMMEDIATE CORRUPTION INVESTIGATION

September 21, 2018

WICZ If elected, Keith Wofford – the Republican candidate for New York State Attorney General – promised he would launch an investigation into systemic state and local political corruption immediately after being sworn into office. The Buffalo native campaigned in Binghamton Friday. Wofford is challenging Democrat and NYC public advocate Letitia James, who won a […]

REPUBLICAN SLATE SEEKS TO END STATEWIDE DROUGHT

September 19, 2018

Gotham Gazette A native of Buffalo with a working-class background, Wofford is a Harvard-educated attorney and co-managing partner at Ropes & Gray, an international white-shoe law firm based in New York City. He previously worked as a senior securitization analyst at Moody’s Corporation. Wofford became the first African-American Republican nominee for attorney general at the […]

A HISTORIC RACE FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL IN NEW YORK

September 17, 2018

New York Post New York’s major parties have done something new this year: Each has nominated an African-American for attorney general. That not only guarantees the winner will become New York’s first black AG, it also makes this the first ever black-vs.-black statewide campaign here. Carl McCall was the first black statewide nominee when he won […]

WOFFORD RELEASES FIRST TV AD FOR AG BID

September 14, 2018

NY State of Politics Republican attorney general candidate Keith Wofford on Friday released his first TV ad as the focus in the race turns to the general election. Wofford, an attorney originally from Buffalo, stands in his old neighborhood and speaks directly on camera. “You know, being in this neighborhood really reminds me why I […]