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Democrat Michelle Hinchey has declared victory in the race for the open seat in New York’s 46th State Senate District.

Assemblyman John McDonald, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, businessman Vic Christopher and Assemblywoman Pat Fahy at Quackenbush Square for the Uber launch.
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There were no apparent upsets in Capital Region state legislature races, and an apparent winner has emerged in the race for the 46th state Senate district race.

Gary Greenberg
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The race for New York’s 46th state Senate District seat, which includes parts of Albany, Schenectady and Ulster Counties, and all of Montgomery and Greene Counties, includes a write-in candidate. WAMC’s Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas spoke with Gary Greenberg.

Michelle Hinchey
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The daughter of the late Hudson Valley Congressman Maurice Hinchey is running for the 46th state Senate District seat held by the retiring Republican George Amedore. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas recently spoke with Michelle Hinchey, a Democrat, about her candidacy.

New York state Capitol
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A Green Party member has joined the race for the 46th district in the New York Senate. 

A candidate who was seeking the Democratic nomination in a New York state Senate race has ended his campaign. He is throwing his support behind fellow Democrat Michelle Hinchey.

A child victim’s advocate says he’s exploring a run for the New York state Senate seat held by Republican George Amedore. Amedore recently announced he is not seeking reelection.

New York State Senate

New York state Senator George Amedore announced over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend that he will not seek re-election in 2020. Two Democratic candidates already running for the 46th District seat say their own campaigns are advancing unchanged.

Amedore Will Not Seek New Term

Nov 29, 2019
NY Senator George Amedore
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New York State Senator George Amedore has announced that he will not seek re-election to the New York State Senate in 2020.

Michelle Hinchey Launches Bid For NYS Senate Seat

Sep 23, 2019
WAMC, Allison Dunne

Michelle Hinchey, daughter of the late New York Congressman Maurice Hinchey, kicked off her bid Monday for New York state Senate. A number of elected officials were on hand, including one current and one former New York congressman.

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Sep 23, 2019

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Friday's worldwide climate rallies, and reports that President Trump has admitted to speaking with the Ukrainian president about former Vice President Joe Biden.

A Woodstock Democrat is once again running for New York’s 46th Senate District seat – held by Republican George Amedore.

Michelle Hinchey, daughter of the late New York Congressman Maurice Hinchey, is exploring a run for a state Senate seat.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress Wednesday, and the resignation of Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló. 

Michelle Hinchey Explores NYS Senate Run

Jul 24, 2019
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Michelle Hinchey, daughter of the late New York Congressman Maurice Hinchey, announced Wednesday that she is exploring a run for a state Senate seat.

Democrat Antonio Delgado Wins In NY-19

Nov 7, 2018
WAMC, Allison Dunne

For months, Democrats targeted New York’s 19th Congressional district as they campaigned to take control of the House. Late last night, they claimed victory as Democrat Antonio Delgado defeated freshman Republican John Faso. It was a hotly contested race in an 11-county swing district that had the nation’s attention.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney is introducing two bills to honor two former Hudson Valley congressmen — Democrat Maurice Hinchey and Republican Ben Gilman. Maloney wants to add their names to local landmarks associated with their efforts.