Kathy Hochul, the Democratic candidate in today’s battleground New York House special election, can't even vote herself because she lives just outside of the 26th Congressional District she wants to represent, The Caucus blog of The New York Times reports. Hochul has managed to avoid the politically inconvenient fact of her residence while riding attacks on the Ryan plan’s Medicare overhaul to a narrow poll lead in this normally Republican territory.

The Republican nominee, Jane Corwin, has struggled to rebut Hochul on Medicare while also seeing some of her base of support diverted to a third candidate, habitual party switcher Jack Davis, who is running as a tea partyer.

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