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Composite of images from NY Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh and Joe Seeman for Assembly

A progressive activist is challenging a two-term incumbent in New York’s suburban 112th State Assembly District.

From left to right: New York State Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt, Senator James Tedisco, State Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh
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A group of Capital Region lawmakers is again pushing for an independent review of nursing home-related deaths attributed to COVID-19. 

Joe Seeman in costume protesting in Glens Falls in 2014
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A well-known progressive activist is running for a New York State Assembly seat in Schenectady and Saratoga counties.

New York state Capitol
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Joe Seeman, a progressive activist, says he is exploring a run to unseat Republican New State Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh in 2020. 

Saratoga County D.A. Karen Heggen, Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo and State Senator Jim Tedisco.
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New criminal justice laws will be on the books in New York next year. But several Saratoga County state and local Republican officials are pushing for a delay.

Republican State Senator Kathy Marchione presided over the marathon 10-hour session at Hoosick Falls Central School.
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One of the most closely watched New York state Senate races in the Capital Region was the at-times fierce battle for the 43rd District. The district that hugs the eastern border of the state stretches from Saratoga to Columbia County.

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With the retirement of longtime GOP State Senator Hugh Farley, 112th District Republican Assemblyman Jim Tedisco is seeking to fill his shoes in a campaign against Democratic challenger Chad Putman.

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Republicans battled for their parties’ nomination in the 112th and 113th Assembly Districts on Tuesday.