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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.

Albany Common Council Candidate Gabriella Romero
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Three candidates vying for a key Albany Common Council seat participated in back-to-back forums this week.

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.

Richard Olivier-Marius checks his notes outside Albany's Daily Grind Café prior to filming a campaign video.
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Councilor Richard Conti, elected in 1997, is one of five senior Albany Common Council members who are not running for another term this year. A Haitian-American artist is among emerging candidates for Conti’s Sixth Ward seat.