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UPDATE: Hull attorneys want recount; no ballots to be opened today

Decision on Schenectady mayor could take two weeks

Attorneys representing Roger Hull, from left, Michael Brockbank, Brian Young and James Walsh, speak to the media after leaving court Monday.
Attorneys representing Roger Hull, from left, Michael Brockbank, Brian Young and James Walsh, speak to the media after leaving court Monday.
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Schenectady residents won’t know who the next mayor is until Thursday at the earliest — and the ballot count could drag on for two more weeks. That’s because attorneys for Alliance Party founder Roger Hull want to recount, by hand, all 9,114 ballots cast on Election Day. Those ballots were scanned into machines and counted automatically. A hand recount would take up to a week, and it won’t be done unless Supreme Court Judge Vincent ...


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wmarincic
November 29, 2011
7:49 a.m.

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Schenectady High School debacle and the fact that they moved the polling place from City Hall to a very hard to find and access senior project building is exactly the reason they need a total recount. In my opinion McCarthy is trying to steal the election and is acting like a third world despot.

gina99
November 29, 2011
8:37 a.m.

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Every vote needs to be recounted. 3 weeks later and McCarthy lead keeps evaporating. What happened at the High School was a disgrace which scared off many voters. Polling sites need to be returned to the churches. Half the voters have had enough of unqualified hacks.

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