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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.

Democrats set to control Rotterdam Town Board

ROTTERDAM

Democrats set to control Rotterdam Town Board

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.

Yepsen, Saratoga Springs council returned to office

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Yepsen, Saratoga Springs council returned to office

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.

McCarthy wins second term as Schenectady mayor

SCHENECTADY

McCarthy wins second term as Schenectady mayor

Incumbent Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy has claimed another four-year term over second-time challenger Roger Hull.

Tague edges Milone for Schoharie supervisor

SCHOHARIE

Tague edges Milone for Schoharie supervisor

Republican Chris Tague beat incumbent Democrat Gene Milone and independent challenger Wanda Colyer for town of Schoharie supervisor on Tuesday.

Election Day favs: Ziti, chili, chicken and biscuits

CAPITAL REGION

Election Day favs: Ziti, chili, chicken and biscuits

There were candidates on the ballot Tuesday in Malta Ridge — but only one landslide winner.

Schenectady poll site briefly evacuated

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady poll site briefly evacuated

A poll site was briefly evacuated on Tuesday in Schenectady after a reported gas leak.

Voter turnout higher than expected in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Voter turnout higher than expected in Schenectady

Voter turnout in Schenectady appears high at several polling places on a nice, sunny November day.

Election Day features local contests this year

CAPITAL REGION

Election Day features local contests this year

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.

JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown City Charter revisions headed to the voters


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.

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