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Gloversville Republicans reject mayor again

Committee picks Ponticello over King for endorsement

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Gloversville Republicans are not singing “Kumbaya” and holding hands after their mayoral endorsement. The city’s Republican Committee officially endorsed retired elementary school principal and Gloversville Fifth Ward Supervisor Michael Ponticello on Saturday morning. This is the second time the committee has rejected Dayton King, the incumbent mayor, a Republican who won in 2009 as a third-party candidate. “This comes as no surprise to me,” King said of the endorsement, admitting he is still disappointed. Despite ...

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March 24, 2013
9:09 a.m.

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Since the embarrassments of the Adamkoski petition-forging incident of 1993 & the similar Hughes petition-forging incident of 2009, it seems unlikely any Democrats would want to associate themselves with the remnants of the clique responsible for those debacles.