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State GOP leader stumps for Hull in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

State GOP leader stumps for Hull in Schenectady


Republicans gathered on the front steps of Schenectady City Hall on Friday, including state GOP Chairman Ed Cox, to stump for mayoral candidate Roger Hull.

PRINCETOWN

Princetown supervisor faces challenge from Town Board member

If Princetown voters pick the major party lines in next week’s town supervisor election, Republican candidate Bob Myers — who will be listed on Republican and Democratic lines — will be hard to beat.

Saratoga Springs voters to see familiar names on ballot lines Tuesday

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs voters to see familiar names on ballot lines Tuesday


Most of the races and candidates in this year’s Saratoga Springs city election will look familiar to voters.

Four run for two seats on 4th Judicial District bench

Four run for two seats on 4th Judicial District bench

Four candidates are seeking election to two state Supreme Court seats in the 4th Judicial District, which includes Schenectady, Amsterdam and points north.

Town justice is only contested office in Clifton Park elections

CLIFTON PARK

Town justice is only contested office in Clifton Park elections


For the most part, the Clifton Park town elections will not be contested on Nov. 3. The lone showdown will come as Jon Schopf and Robert Rybak vie for the position of town justice.

HALFMOON

All elections uncontested in Halfmoon this year

There is little competition in this year’s town elections in Halfmoon. Make that no competition, as all candidates are running unopposed.

New town hall at center of campaign in town of Palatine

PALATINE

New town hall at center of campaign in town of Palatine

Next week, voters in the town of Palatine will have a chance to make their voices clearly heard: Depending on who is elected, the town is likely to either continue ahead with its $400,000 new town hall project, or put it aside and seek a new direction.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Yepsen, Saratoga PAC lead in fundraising


If the city elections were held based on fundraising totals, Mayor Joanne Yepsen would be re-elected in a landslide.

Lopez ‘putting pieces together’ for Congress run

SCHOHARIE

Lopez ‘putting pieces together’ for Congress run

Assemblyman Pete Lopez, often looked at as a potential candidate for the seat of U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson when he steps down next year, said this week he’s “putting the pieces together” for a campaign, but not ready to make a formal announcement.

MALTA

Two seek to succeed Sausville as Malta supervisor


Regardless of who is elected town supervisor on Nov. 3, the town is likely to become more supportive of business development at the Luther Forest Technology Campus.

McCarthy, Hull clash in second mayoral debate

SCHENECTADY

McCarthy, Hull clash in second mayoral debate

Schenectady mayoral candidates Gary McCarthy and Roger Hull clashed over pretty much everything during their second and last debate before Election Day.

FULTON COUNTY

Republicans dominate ballot for top Fulton County posts


Next month’s general election in Fulton County is likely to put some familiar faces in new offices as the county’s top law enforcement and judicial officials vie for new posts.

COLONIE

Woman killed by car on Troy-Schenectady Road

The Colonie Police Department continues to investigate a fatal pedestrian accident on Troy-Schenectady road near Wade Road.

SCHOHARIE

Schoharie supervisor faces two challengers for post


Voters in the town of Schoharie this election day will have three choices when they pick their next supervisor:

GLENVILLE

Two incumbents face challengers for Glenville Town Board

Two Republicans who want to continue the work they started five years ago are being challenged in this year’s election by two Democrats who say they would bring some fresh ideas to the all-GOP Town Board.

Rotterdam supervisor hopefuls air views

ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam supervisor hopefuls air views

Democrat-endorsed Steve Tommasone says he would rescind a controversial $50 brush pickup fee if elected town supervisor — and so would his Republican opponent.

SCHENECTADY

Neil Buhrmaster deputy GOP elections commissioner candidate

Schenectady County Legislator James Buhrmaster’s son Neil has expressed interest in becoming the new deputy Republican elections commissioner at the county Board of Elections.

Roger Hull: Drop Schenectady public safety chief

SCHENECTADY

Roger Hull: Drop Schenectady public safety chief

Roger Hull says that if he is elected as Schenectady’s mayor, he will cut the position of public safety commissioner and forgo the mayor’s salary.

Thane, Villa vie for Amsterdam mayor's post

AMSTERDAM

Thane, Villa vie for Amsterdam mayor's post

In the race for mayor of Amsterdam, incumbent Ann Thane is running on her accomplishments and plans, while Michael Villa, son of former mayor Mario Villa, is promising to end the in-fighting that has plagued the City Council and enforce fiscal discipline.

Video: Schenectady mayoral debate

Video: Schenectady mayoral debate

The Daily Gazette hosted a debate Wednesday evening at Proctors between Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy and challenger Roger Hull.

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