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Barnes to run for Schenectady council seat

Bob Barnes was announced as the Alliance Party candidate for Schenectady City Council on Monday.
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
Bob Barnes was announced as the Alliance Party candidate for Schenectady City Council on Monday.
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A previous version of this story incorrectly described Alliance Party candidate Robert Barnes’ resume. He was a Goose Hill neighborhood president in the Democratic Committee, not the neighborhood association. He may also be running a completely separate race from the already-announced City Council race between Councilman Ed Kosiur and challenger Joseph Kelleher. The county Board of Elections is seeking clarification from the state board, but believes those candidates will run head to head for a ...

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v_riggi
August 5, 2014
1:02 a.m.

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For clarification Barnes will not be running against Kosiur. Kelleher will run against Kosiur and Barnes will run against the yet to be named Dem choice. The 2 open seats are separate due to term lengths and will be so noted on the ballot. One term ends in 2015, Kosiur vs Kelleher and the term Barnes is running for in 2017.

JIMOCONNOR
August 5, 2014
8:38 a.m.

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v-riggi's distinction needs to be made very clear to the voters. Nuances like this are the boondoggles that get idiots like special ed elected. We must not allow that to happen.

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