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2021 elections

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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.

Don Krapf for Sheriff

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.

Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin
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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.

Don Krapf for Sheriff

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.

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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.

Mike Stammel
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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.

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan
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Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan is running for re-election, saying the challenges of 2020 have led her to seek a third term.