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Albany mayoral candidate Valerie Faust, who unsuccessfully challenged Mayor Kathy Sheehan in last month’s Democratic primary, has decided to continue her campaign as a write-in candidate.

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The winner of Tuesday's special election in the Greene County Village of Catskill has been determined by absentee ballots, reversing the original outcome.

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A special election is being held today in the Greene County Village of Catskill.

Albany Common Council Candidates Appeared On A February Zoom Forum
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Most Albany Common Council incumbents weathered the Democratic primary last week and now move ahead to the November election.

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Several key Capital Region races are being decided in today’s primaries. Polls are open until 9 p.m.

Valerie Faust, Mayor Kathy Sheehan
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Several key Capital Region races will be decided in today’s primaries.

Valerie Faust, Mayor Kathy Sheehan
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With the Democratic primary under way, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan cast her early ballot on Monday as she bids for a third term.

Albany Common Council Candidate Gabriella Romero
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A candidate for the 6th Ward Albany Common Council seat has dropped out of the race.

Gwen Wright [center] and Phil Markham [right] stand with WFP supporters outside Albany GOP Headquarters.
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A candidate for Rensselaer County Executive is alleging the Republican Party is misusing third-party ballot lines.

Jahmel Robinson and Wilmer Lawson
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The two candidates vying for Albany's 5th Ward Common Council seat met in an online forum this week.

Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Republican Alicia Purdy and Democratic primary challenger Valerie Faust
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Three of the candidates for mayor of Albany discussed gun violence and other issues that are impacting the city in an online forum Tuesday.

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Candidates for mayor of Albany are discussing several critical issues facing the city.

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The Socialist Workers Party has entered two candidates for November's Albany city elections.

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Albany's first-term Democratic Common Council President Corey Ellis is facing a Republican challenger this election year.

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Three candidates are vying for Albany’s 7th Ward Common Council seat.

Marlon Anderson being interviewed outside the now-defunct Our Lady of Angels Church at Central & Robin Streets in Albany.
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The Democratic primary race for mayor of Albany is down to two candidates.

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Don Krapf, a 23-year veteran of the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, is challenging Sheriff David Bartlett, who is running for a third term.

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Legislation pertaining to COVID-19 and election law was delivered Friday to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin gave his State of the County address Tuesday night as he gears up for a re-election bid.

Reverend Valerie Faust
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A local religious leader is mounting a third bid to become mayor of Albany.

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Columbia County Democrats have endorsed candidates for this year’s local elections.

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Susan Pedo is one five candidates running for the Albany Common Council from the 6th Ward.

Alicia Purdy
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A Christian blogger and social media personality has entered the race for Albany mayor.

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Former acting Rensselaer Mayor Rich Mooney is trying to win the job back.

In January, by unanimous vote, the 6th Ward Albany County Democratic Committee endorsed Jeff Mayo for Common Council. Mayo is one of five candidates hoping to win the June primary.

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Major changes in the makeup of the Albany Common Council are on the horizon.

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Gabriella Romero is an attorney in the Albany County Public Defender's office. Now, the advocate and activist is also one of several candidates vying for the 6th ward Common Council seat.

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The mayor of Rensselaer may have to pick between that job and the county legislature this year.

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Ford McLain is a painter and educator who has lived in the 6th Ward for 17 of the 25 years he's been in Albany. He is one of several candidates vying for the Common Council seat.

Marlon Anderson being interviewed outside the now-defunct Our Lady of Angels Church at Central & Robin Streets in Albany.
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After his last two efforts fell well short, Marlon Anderson has entered the race for Albany mayor.

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