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Schenectady mayoral candidate Hull calls on McCarthy to debate

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Mayoral candidate Roger Hull challenged Acting Mayor Gary McCarthy to an early debate Monday and alleged that McCarthy illegally kept Hull off the ballot on the minor party lines. Hull managed to collect enough signatures to force a write-in primary campaign for all three minor parties, and demanded a debate with McCarthy before the primary on Sept. 13. “Any time, anywhere, any format you like,” Hull said, making his challenge public during the privilege of ...

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August 9, 2011
7:25 a.m.

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I want a debate. I'm on the fence. McCarthy is pro-police and Hull seems like he is pro- quality of life. If McCarthy does not debate we will vote for Hull.

August 9, 2011
12:20 p.m.

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McCarthy has demonstrated that the rules can be adjusted to fit his needs.
Why would any one vote for him; remember the fiasco at the Schenectady Schools.
Let these people run everything with out another party member constantly checking on them and the city will be walking out the door financially.
There is a reason the city is in ruin and the unions love the Democrats.

August 9, 2011
3:45 p.m.

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McCarthy is wrong that people don't care now - they do, and they want change. This is further evidence of his arrogance.