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Burke has strong showing at Schenectady County polls

Family Court candidate likely to have all ballot lines in November

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Kevin Burke landed the Democratic nomination for Schenectady County Family Court judge and is one vote away from being the only candidate listed on the ballot in November. The chief prosecutor of abuse and neglect cases for the county’s Department of Social Services handily defeated challenger Jill Polk for the Democratic line, carrying 58 percent of the vote. Burke also guarded a 12-9 lead over Polk for the Working Families Party nomination, according to preliminary ...

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September 11, 2013
2:48 p.m.

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Jill Polk 1329

*Kevin Burke 1890

Out of a total of 3219 votes, Burke garnered 561 more than Polk and the Gazette considers that "handily" defeating Polk? Please...

September 12, 2013
6:35 a.m.

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A few City Conservatives want to put perennial candidate Karen Johnson on their line? They must love higher taxes too. You get the government you deserve.