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A candidate for the 6th Ward Albany Common Council seat has dropped out of the race.

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A candidate for Albany Common Council is back on the ballot after a court ruling.

Richard Olivier-Marius checks his notes outside Albany's Daily Grind Café prior to filming a campaign video.

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.