Scozzafava has now endorsed Democrat Bill Owens in NY-23. Her Republican supporters would normally go to the Conservative Party candidate, Hoffman. But Hoffman's unfavorables among Scozzafava voters are higher than Owen's. Polls suggest that Hoffman is soaring; but the local paper's endorsement of Owens (after backing Scozzafava) and now Scozzafava's following suit may create a new dynamic.
I don't know. I'm not from there. But neither is Hoffman.