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Gibson knows challenging Cuomo for governor would be tough
ALBANY

Gibson knows challenging Cuomo for governor would be tough

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook, in exploring a run for governor in 2018, will seek to sway independent and Democratic voters alienated by what he called Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s divisive leadership style.
 
Sanders supporters deliver 85,000 signatures to Albany
ALBANY

Sanders supporters deliver 85,000 signatures to Albany

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016
Bernie Sanders supporters have had plenty to get excited about lately -- including delivery of 85,000 signatures to the state Board of Elections in Albany on Thursday. That's way more than the presidential hopeful needs to get on the Democratic primary ballot in April.
 
Teachout urges other candidates to reject super PAC spending
19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Teachout urges other candidates to reject super PAC spending

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016
Shortly after launching her campaign to replace U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook, in Congress, law professor Zephyr Teachout is calling on the other candidates in the race to swear off super PAC spending.
 
Marchione challenger announces candidacy in 43rd district
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Marchione challenger announces candidacy in 43rd district

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016
Democrat Shaun Francis officially announced Thursday that he will be challenging incumbent state Sen. Kathy Marchione in the 43rd Senate District this fall.
 
U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik to seek re-election
21ST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik to seek re-election

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, the youngest member of Congress, announced Wednesday that she’ll seek a second term this fall representing the 21st Congressional District.
 
Schenectady deputy city clerk announces bid for Farley’s job
49TH SENATE DISTRICT

Schenectady deputy city clerk announces bid for Farley’s job

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016

Schenectady City Hall employee Chad Putman is gearing up to challenge longtime Republican state Sen. Hugh Farley.
 
Election results finalized; changes coming in Rotterdam, Princetown
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Election results finalized; changes coming in Rotterdam, Princetown

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015
Absentee ballot counts were released Wednesday, along with final vote tallies from the Nov. 3 election.
 
Riggi top vote getter in Schenectady council race
SCHENECTADY

Riggi top vote getter in Schenectady council race

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015
The final vote count in the Schenectady mayoral and City Council races are in, with Vince Riggi coming out as the top vote getter in the council race.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Marchione's challenger seeks probe of campaign contributions

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

The Saratoga County Democrat who is running against state Sen. Kathy Marchione in 2016 has targeted her connection with Halfmoon developer Bruce Tanski in a complaint to the state Board of Elections.
 
New Amsterdam mayor getting right to work
AMSTERDAM

New Amsterdam mayor getting right to work

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015
After defeating Amsterdam Mayor Ann Thane in Tuesday’s election, Republican Michael Villa is starting to put a “transition team” together to hit the ground running on Jan. 1.
 
Saratoga PAC vows to remain active despite election night losses
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga PAC vows to remain active despite election night losses

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015
The political action committee formed this year by some of the city’s most prominent business leaders will remain active even though most of its endorsed candidates failed in Tuesday’s elections.
 
Rybak wins ninth term as Clifton Park town justice
CLIFTON PARK

Rybak wins ninth term as Clifton Park town justice

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015
Robert Rybak will serve another term as Clifton Park town justice. He defeated Jonathan Schopf, raking in 67.99 percent of the votes.
 
4TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Supreme Court District 4 results: Farley, Auffredou

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015
Supreme Court District 4 — Northland
 
PRINCETOWN

Princetown supervisor loses race to Myers

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015
Princetown Town Supervisor Mike Joyce appeared to lose to a challenge at the polls Tuesday from Town Board Member Bob Myers, who accused Joyce of pushing “big government” policies.
 
Giardino wins Fulton County Sheriff post
FULTON COUNTY

Giardino wins Fulton County Sheriff post

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015
Former Fulton County Court Judge Richard Giardino was elected Fulton County sheriff Tuesday, beating state court officer Darren Smith 7,098-1,602.
 
 

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