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46TH SENATE DISTRICT

Amedore maintains lead over Tkaczyk in Siena poll

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014
With just two days before Election Day, Republican George Amedore of Rotterdam leads incumbent Democrat Cecilia Tkaczyk by 11 percentage points in the race for the 46th Senate District seat, according to a Siena College poll released this morning.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Federal, state, local races await voters Tuesday

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014
The packed ballot starts with the Cuomo-Astorino pick for governor and continue through an array of congressional, state, county and municipal races.
 
112TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT

Long-time assemblyman Tedisco faces political newcomer

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014
Jared Hickey was an infant when Republican Assemblyman Jim Tedisco was first elected in 1982. Now he’s a 33-year-old attorney with a child of his own who hopes to unseat Tedisco, 64, of Glenville, in the race for the 112th Assembly District.
 
Money no object in Amedore-Tkaczyk rematch
46TH SENATE DISTRICT

Money no object in Amedore-Tkaczyk rematch

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014
The race for the 46th District seat has become one of the most expensive in state Senate history.
 
111TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT

Goals similar for Santabarbara, Vroman, but not method

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014
An energetic assemblyman from Rotterdam wants a second term in the 111th District, but a retired deputy U.S. marshal could stand in his way.
 
3RD JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Two face off for open state Supreme Court judge’s post

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014
Voters in Albany and Schoharie counties and parts of the Hudson Valley will choose Tuesday between two attorneys for an open state Supreme Court seat.
 
PRINCETOWN

Princetown justice candidates focus on experience

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014
A controversial former Princetown town justice wants to return to the bench after the man she lost the spot to fired a shotgun in a residential neighborhood, resisted arrest and resigned.
 
Mailers provide politicians precious seconds with voters
CAPITAL REGION

Mailers provide politicians precious seconds with voters

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014
Mailers provide a cost-effective and unfettered way for a candidate’s name and message to enter the consciousness of a prospective voter, even if for only a few brief moments before it hits the trash can.
 
Dems’ Dear Voter letter just a friendly reminder?
CAPITAL REGION

Dems’ Dear Voter letter just a friendly reminder?

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
A letter sent by the New York State Democratic Committee to voters around the state — and whose tone some people have found intimidating — has landed in the mailboxes of some local Democrats.
 
Montgomery County sheriff faces first challenge in 12 years
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County sheriff faces first challenge in 12 years

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
For the first time in 12 years, Montgomery County Sheriff Michael Amato will be challenged for re-election.
 
AMSTERDAM

Four on ballot, but only three seek Amsterdam Town Board spots

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
Though four names will appear on the ballot Tuesday, only three candidates are truly vying for two seats on the Amsterdam Town Board.
 
GLENVILLE

Glenville town justice candidates look to give back to community

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
Jennifer McPhail and Brian De La Fleur both say they’re ready and willing to wake up for those early morning arraignments required of the Glenville town justice.
 
NY Democrats get letter pressuring them to vote
ALBANY

NY Democrats get letter pressuring them to vote

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
New York's Democratic Party is writing to registered Democrats telling them that unnamed organizations are monitoring their neighborhood's election turnout and that the party will want an explanation if they do not cast a ballot.
 
SCOTIA

GOP challenges Democratic control of Scotia village government

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Scotia Mayor Kris Kastberg is being challenged for re-election by a Republican with extensive experience in government finance who promises to pass a budget that stays under the state tax cap for the first time in three years.
 
43RD SENATE DISTRICT

43rd state Senate District race about record

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
State Sen. Kathy Marchione wants another term to help foster economic growth in the 43rd district, but Democratic opponent Brian Howard says she’s emblematic of the pay-to-play politics that continues to hamper progress in Albany.
 
 

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