Binghamton's New Beginning Starts Here

I am running for mayor to get my hometown back on top, not to get a job, or higher office. My goal is to establish Binghamton's reputation as the safest and cleanest city in upstate New York.

True long term commitment to our city, and proven political independence is needed to lead that effort.

I live minutes from where I was born and from where my great-great grandparents rest. For nearly 20 years I've publicly offered ideas to improve our city, not just when it's election time. I'm my own man, not just another front man, or yes man. I am owned by no one.

I tell people what they need to know, not only what they want to hear. I can tell you for sure, when I am mayor, those paying the freight will come first. That hasn't happened around here in a long time, and that has to change.

—Douglas Walter Drazen

Blog Updates

The old guard’s time is up; this is our time.

Posted on Thursday, September 5th, 2013 by Douglas Walter Drazen

Listen to the new radio ad…

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Binghamton University student Republican leaders endorse DWD

Posted on Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 by Douglas Walter Drazen

BINGHAMTON – September 4, 2013 – Republican candidate for mayor of Binghamton Douglas Walter Drazen has been endorsed by Binghamton University student Republican leaders, and will be holding a joint press conference with them on Monday, September 9, 2013 at 10:30 AM at his law office in downtown Binghamton’s Holiday Inn-Arena. “Having this endorsement is […]

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WNBF 1290AM interviews DWD

Posted on Monday, September 2nd, 2013 by Douglas Walter Drazen

Listen to the 08/30/13 interview with Bob Joseph on WNBF 1290 AM’s “Binghamton Now” broadcast…

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Safest, cleanest city in upstate New York; how to, part VII

Posted on Sunday, September 1st, 2013 by Douglas Walter Drazen

News about the sewage treatment plant has not been good for  long time.  Nonetheless,  improved operation, and reduced costs are possible there. I’ve had the opportunity to tour the plant. Water falls two stories inside it, yet goes unused as a source of power. Methane from solid waste is not recaptured and used. With a […]

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New DWD radio ads counter status quo canards

Posted on Monday, August 26th, 2013 by Douglas Walter Drazen

Listen to the new ads that will begin airing tomorrow on WNBF 1290AM Binghamton…   Anyone that would like to help us air more of them, please send a check payable to Friends of Drazen at 2-8 Hawley Street, #111, Binghamton, New York 13901, or hit the PayPal button directly to the right on your screen, […]

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Photos courtesy of Teressa Pace