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, R-Willsboro, the youngest member of Congress, announced Wednesday that she’ll seek a second term this fall representing the 21st Congressional District.
Schenectady City Hall employee Chad Putman is gearing up to challenge longtime Republican state Sen. Hugh Farley.
Absentee ballot counts were released Wednesday, along with final vote tallies from the Nov. 3 election.
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.
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.
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.
Two Niskayuna High School parents are suing the district, contending it could have taken steps to prevent their daughter from being sexually assaulted at the school last year but didn’t.
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.