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Party members tackle primaries

Election moved to Thursday because of 9/11 anniversary

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On Thursday, voters will be sorting out candidates in primary voting in two local state Senate races and in several of the region’s state Assembly districts. Yes, on Thursday. While primary and general elections have traditionally been held on Tuesdays, the state Legislature decided to move this year’s primary elections to another day to avoid conflicts with the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and related memorial services if the vote were Tuesday. Polls ...

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September 10, 2012
3:19 p.m.

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There is also a.Democratic.primary for Schenectady City Council. Voters will finally get a say in who fills this much-discussed seat.