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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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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