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Another council vacancy, another appointment

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Last November, the city of Schenectady held a City Council election. Sixty days later, there is a vacancy on the council. The situation is deliberate and intentional. The Democrats wanted it that way and the departing council member went along. Denise Brucker waited until the petition drive ended and then made her announcement not to complete her four-year term. In so doing, Ms. Brucker disenfranchised an entire community. The voters are left without a choice. ...

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