The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region
Advertisement
Promotions

Freshman legislators sworn in

New faces in Senate, Assembly after tumult of 2012 elections

Congressman Paul Tonko swears in 111th Assembly District Representative Angelo Santabarbara alongside his wife Jennifer Santabarbara at the New York State Assembly chambers in Albany on Friday, December 28, 2012.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Congressman Paul Tonko swears in 111th Assembly District Representative Angelo Santabarbara alongside his wife Jennifer Santabarbara at the New York State Assembly chambers in Albany on Friday, December 28, 2012.
Text Size: A | A

Five freshman state legislators tasted the fruits of their campaign victories Friday afternoon with swearing-in ceremonies at the Capitol. Halfmoon Republican Kathy Marchione was sworn in as the next representative for the 43rd Senate District, where she succeeds Roy McDonald. Marchione beat the two-term incumbent in a Republican primary this fall and cruised to victory in a three-way general election. She will represent two towns in Washington County, parts of Saratoga and Rensselaer counties and ...

You Must or Subscribe to Continue
subscribe to the Daily Gazette
Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00

Enjoy this story? Share it!

Advertisement

comments

smith
December 29, 2012
4:21 p.m.

[ Flag Post ]

"her campaign had much harsher rhetoric when he stood in her way, with attacks including the allegation that he sold his principles when he broke party ranks and voted to legalize same-sex marriage." More left wing extremist twisting of the facts. McDonald's sellout is not an allegation, he sold his vote on Cuomo's marriage exception bill, his principles, and his constituents for a half a million dollar payout from homosexuals and everyone knows it. These facts are not harsh rhetoric and attacks, they are facts; facts, and they are the reason she ran; there was no response to "standing in her way," she wouldn't have been there if he had done the right thing.

Advertisement