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.
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.
Robert Rybak will serve another term as Clifton Park town justice. He defeated Jonathan Schopf, raking in 67.99 percent of the votes.
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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.
Former Fulton County Court Judge Richard Giardino was elected Fulton County sheriff Tuesday, beating state court officer Darren Smith 7,098-1,602.
Republican Mike Villa defeated two-term incumbent Democrat Ann M. Thane Tuesday, 2,250-1,304, to become Amsterdam’s next mayor.
James R. Buhrmaster and Thomas P. Constantine will continue to hold seats on the Schenectady County Legislature board for District 3 in 2016
Democratic Legislator Richard Ruzzo, who also serves as chair of the Capital Region Land Bank, was re-elected for another term on the Schenectady County Legislature District 1,
The Schenectady City Council remains a Democratic majority with three council members re-elected, including the only non-Democrat, plus a new Democrat.
Republican political newcomer Vincent DeLucia was elected was elected Malta town supervisor on Tuesday over Democrat Cynthia Young.
Democrats appeared to take control of the Rotterdam Town Board on Tuesday night as they led the town supervisor and two town board races with more than 99 percent of precincts reported.
Mayor Joanne Yepsen and the other incumbent Saratoga Springs City Council members were returned to office on Tuesday, meaning Democrats will retain control of the council.
Incumbent Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy has claimed another four-year term over second-time challenger Roger Hull.
Republican Chris Tague beat incumbent Democrat Gene Milone and independent challenger Wanda Colyer for town of Schoharie supervisor on Tuesday.
There were candidates on the ballot Tuesday in Malta Ridge — but only one landslide winner.
A poll site was briefly evacuated on Tuesday in Schenectady after a reported gas leak.
Voter turnout in Schenectady appears high at several polling places on a nice, sunny November day.
Today is Election Day, but you could think of it as Decision Day for voters across the Capital Region, as they determine who will be in charge of their local governments for the next two or four years.
Next Tuesday, residents of the city of Johnstown will vote on the first revisions to the City Charter since 2001, including whether to disband the city’s independently elected Water Board.
Jim Keith couldn’t find the words to describe how grateful he is for the teenagers volunteering their time to work on painting and building a ramp at his home on Lenox Road.
When an inferno raced through five 19th century Woodlawn Avenue brick row houses in July, it jeopardized one of the few Saratoga Springs examples of the brownstone-style homes that are so numerous in New York City.
Major league scouts will be coming in droves to watch the pitching exploits of Shenendehowa senior IAN ANDERSON, just as they did a year ago to take in the batting and fielding prowess of Niskayuna’s Garrett Whitley, who became a first-round pick of the Tampa Bay Rays.