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UPDATE: As absentee ballots are counted, Marchione adds 4 votes to her lead over McDonald

Lawyers for the Marchione and McDonald campaign watch as the recanvassing of machine vote totals in Saratoga County begins on Wednesday morning in Ballston Spa, where the county BOE is headquartered. Sept. 19, 2012.
Lawyers for the Marchione and McDonald campaign watch as the recanvassing of machine vote totals in Saratoga County begins on Wednesday morning in Ballston Spa, where the county BOE is headquartered. Sept. 19, 2012.
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Saratoga County Clerk Kathy Marchione's lead on Sen. Roy McDonald in their Republican primary contest grew to 110 votes on Thursday, after officials counted affidavit and absentee ballots in Washington and Rensselaer counties. Heading into the day, McDonald had 6,732 votes overall and Marchione had 6,838 in the race for the GOP nomination in the 43rd Senate District. On primary day, Marchione won Rensselaer County, 2,247 to 2,043. That lead grew on Thursday, with the ...

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Scacman6562
September 20, 2012
2:43 p.m.

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Hats off to Sen. McDonald for standing for his principles voting for gay marraige despite the unpopularity of it within his party. There were others in the Republican party who choose not to case a vote and abstain from taking a stand. He certainly has my vote on Nov. 6!

ajames
September 20, 2012
9:55 p.m.

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Yes, congrats to him for accepting all that pride money after turning his back on all of the Conservatives that he graciously turned his back on after accepting their endorsement. I'm sure he'll do wonderfully on Ballot line E...

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