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Porterfield retains Schenectady City Council seat

City Councilwoman Marion Porterfield, left, shares a laugh with supporter Len Herman of Schenectady at the Hibernian Hall on State Street in Schenectady on Tuesday.
City Councilwoman Marion Porterfield, left, shares a laugh with supporter Len Herman of Schenectady at the Hibernian Hall on State Street in Schenectady on Tuesday.
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Councilwoman Marion Porterfield defeated Republican Richard Patierne on Tuesday, possibly on the strength of the Democratic ticket, with many voters saying they came to vote for the president and chose every other Democrat on the ballot too. Porterfield won her first election by 8,967 votes to 5,954 votes — 60 percent to 40 percent — in unofficial results. As a first-timer, she didn’t quite believe the numbers, although she held a commanding lead the entire ...


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wmarincic
November 7, 2012
3:15 p.m.

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Hahahahaha you all just wait. you keep voting democrats until there is nothing left. The scale is tipping and pretty soon there wont be enough tax money for anyone or anything, then what are you going to do? Riot in the streets like Greece? Good luck with that.

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