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Sick of Election Junk Mail?

Sound off about mail from candidates in the months leading up to the November election.

Mail from and about candidates is par for the course during election season. But when is it too much?

The picture attached to this question — which we pose to you, the reader — was taken after just one week of mail to a single mailbox.

Among them in that pile, The New York Republican State Committee sent one bashing Rep. Congressman Tim Bishop, D-Southampton. The New York State Democratic Committee did the same, going after challenger Randy Altschuler, including one for his opposition to a woman's right to choose and two allegeding his company's outsourcing of jobs. Then the Republican State Committee fired back with mailings that said Bishop's attacks about sending jobs oversees isn't true.

Prosperty First Inc., which is not authorized by any candidate or candidate's committee, has sent out several mailings attacking Bishop's record and endorsing challenger Randy Altschuler — The group even PhotoShopped Nancy Pelosi to look like she is playing Chess.

Altschuler's commttee, Altschuler for Congress, has also sent out several mailings, as has Senator Ken LaValle, R-Port Jefferson.

How much do you receive? Do you read it? Or does it go straight in the trash? Do the messages sway your vote at all? Remind you to vote in November? Tell us in the comments below.

Walter Kaprielian September 28, 2012 at 01:18 AM
A waste of time and money. Their only benefit is that their income might help keep the Postal Service alive. Both political parties have lost all credibility with the public. I believe whatever either of the two parties say is worth reading.
Walter Kaprielian September 28, 2012 at 02:21 PM
Revision: I believe whatever either of the two parties say is NOT worth reading.
Rick Hoyt September 29, 2012 at 07:00 AM
Walter with you, both parties, or really there is one - Republicrats - wasting taxpayer money so they can make fools of themselves, oh yes, there are a lot of drones that actually believe them, politicians - kind of creepy like the burger king dude, is he still on the propaganda device ?, oh I forgot I wouldn't know, Don't watch that anymore

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