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Gibson knows challenging Cuomo for governor would be tough

ALBANY

Gibson knows challenging Cuomo for governor would be tough


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

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

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

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


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


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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Supreme Court District 4 — Northland

PRINCETOWN

Princetown supervisor loses race to Myers

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

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

Villa ousts Thane as Amsterdam mayor

AMSTERDAM

Villa ousts Thane as Amsterdam mayor

Republican Mike Villa defeated two-term incumbent Democrat Ann M. Thane Tuesday, 2,250-1,304, to become Amsterdam’s next mayor.

Buhrmaster, Constantine hold Schenectady County Legislature seats

SCHENECTADY

Buhrmaster, Constantine hold Schenectady County Legislature seats

James R. Buhrmaster and Thomas P. Constantine will continue to hold seats on the Schenectady County Legislature board for District 3 in 2016

4 Democrats re-elected to Schenectady County Legislature

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

4 Democrats re-elected to Schenectady County Legislature

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,

3 Dems, Riggi elected to Schenectady council

SCHENECTADY

3 Dems, Riggi elected to Schenectady council

The Schenectady City Council remains a Democratic majority with three council members re-elected, including the only non-Democrat, plus a new Democrat.

Republican DeLucia wins Malta supervisor

MALTA

Republican DeLucia wins Malta supervisor

Republican political newcomer Vincent DeLucia was elected was elected Malta town supervisor on Tuesday over Democrat Cynthia Young.

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