Michele Madigan | WAMC

Michele Madigan

Lucas Willard / WAMC

Saratoga Springs Finance Commissioner Michele Madigan recently announced her upcoming retirement.

The 2021 proposed budget for Saratoga Springs
Saratoga Springs

After a challenging year, the City of Saratoga Springs is again bracing for impact as the pandemic persists and state and federal aid remain elusive.

Democratic Mayor Meg Kelly, Republican Public Safety Commissioner-elect Robin Dalton, Democratic Finance Commissioner Michele Madigan, and Republican Public Works Commissioner "Skip" Scirocco hold up their arms in victory on Election Night 2019
Lucas Willard / WAMC

A bipartisan group of city candidates claimed victory Tuesday night in Saratoga Springs.

Saratoga Springs City Hall
Lucas Willard / WAMC

November’s election will determine the make-up of the Saratoga Springs City Council. WAMC’s Lucas  Willard reports on the race for finance commissioner, a rematch of the spring’s Democratic primary.

Former members of the Saratoga Springs Democratic Committee
Lucas Willard / WAMC

The dog days of summer are usually a slow time in local politics, but not in Saratoga Springs. The Saratoga Springs Democratic Committee is in need of new leadership after several members resigned over their objection to their party’s primary winner in the race for city finance commissioner.

Patty Morrison
Lucas Willard / WAMC

One week after voters went to the polls, absentee ballots made it official today: a newcomer has won the Democratic primary for Saratoga Springs Commissioner of Finance.