primary election

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.

Thursday’s primary elections in New York feature a number of state senate and assembly races in the Hudson Valley.

GOP Candidate For NY Gov: Form A Debate Commission

Aug 23, 2018
Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro
Office of the Dutchess County Executive

New York gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro wants to ensure voters hear from candidates for statewide offices. The Republican is proposing the formation of a debate commission.

William Rowback Jr. for Mayor/Facebook

The Republican primary for mayor is over in the City of Gloversville, but the campaign between the two candidates on the ballot will continue into the fall.

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On this presidential primary day, the New York Attorney General’s office has already received a higher number of calls and complaints than for past elections. And the office expects more given the state’s closed primary system. As WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne reports, good government groups want to see the system changed.

9/10/14 Panel

Sep 10, 2014

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post & Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

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