2021 elections Three Candidates Running For Albany’s 7th Ward Council Seat By Dave Lucas • Apr 9, 2021 WAMC Composite Image by Dave Lucas / Photos Provided Listen Listening... / 4:35 Three candidates are vying for Albany’s 7th Ward Common Council seat. Albany Democratic Mayoral Primary Now A Two-Person Race By Dave Lucas • Apr 6, 2021 Jesse King / WAMC Listen Listening... / 0:55 The Democratic primary race for mayor of Albany is down to two candidates. Meet Columbia County Sheriff Candidate Don Krapf By Dave Lucas • Mar 18, 2021 Don Krapf for Sheriff Listen Listening... / 4:07 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. Measure To Cut Number Of Petition Signatures Awaits NY Gov's Signature By Allison Dunne • Mar 13, 2021 Wikimedia Commons Listen Listening... / 0:43 Legislation pertaining to COVID-19 and election law was delivered Friday to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin Delivers 4th State Of The County Address By Dave Lucas • Mar 10, 2021 WAMC File Photo Listen Listening... / 3:48 Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin gave his State of the County address Tuesday night as he gears up for a re-election bid. Rev. Valerie Faust Launches Another Run For Mayor Of Albany By Dave Lucas • Mar 2, 2021 FaustforAlbany[Facebook] Listen Listening... / 4:35 A local religious leader is mounting a third bid to become mayor of Albany. Columbia County Democrats Endorse Slate Of Candidates By Dave Lucas • Mar 1, 2021 Don Krapf for Sheriff Listen Listening... / 3:49 Columbia County Democrats have endorsed candidates for this year’s local elections. Pedo Hopes To Be The Next Common Councilor From Albany’s 6th Ward By Dave Lucas • Feb 26, 2021 susanpedoforalbany.com Listen Listening... / 3:01 Susan Pedo is one five candidates running for the Albany Common Council from the 6th Ward. Alicia Purdy Seeks GOP Nod For Albany Mayor By Dave Lucas • Feb 25, 2021 Dave Lucas / WAMC Listen Listening... / 2:28 A Christian blogger and social media personality has entered the race for Albany mayor. Former Democratic Acting Mayor, Rensselaer Common Council President Rich Mooney Joins Mayoral Race By Dave Lucas • Feb 23, 2021 Sabrina Flores Listen Listening... / 3:59 Former acting Rensselaer Mayor Rich Mooney is trying to win the job back. Local Democrats Endorse Albany’s Jeff Mayo For 6th Ward Common Councilor By Dave Lucas • Feb 19, 2021 Listen Listening... / 4:11 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. Candidates Are Lining Up For Albany’s Common Council Races By Dave Lucas • Feb 18, 2021 Zoom Screenshot Listen Listening... / 4:28 Major changes in the makeup of the Albany Common Council are on the horizon. Public Defender Gabriella Romero: Candidate For Albany's 6th Ward Common Council Seat By Dave Lucas • Feb 18, 2021 twitter @gabriellaforalb Listen Listening... / 4:21 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. Should Rensselaer’s Mayor Be Able To Serve On The County Legislature Simultaneously? By Dave Lucas • Feb 12, 2021 WAMC photo by Dave Lucas Listen Listening... / 3:25 The mayor of Rensselaer may have to pick between that job and the county legislature this year. Ford McLain: Candidate For Albany's 6th Ward Council Seat By Dave Lucas • Feb 8, 2021 facebook Listen Listening... / 3:37 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 Enters Albany Mayoral Race By Dave Lucas • Feb 7, 2021 Jesse King / WAMC Listen Listening... / 3:00 After his last two efforts fell well short, Marlon Anderson has entered the race for Albany mayor. Sheehan First Into 2021 Race As She Seeks A Third Term By Dave Lucas • Dec 22, 2020 Dave Lucas / WAMC Listen Listening... / 3:25 Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan is running for re-election, saying the challenges of 2020 have led her to seek a third term.