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Robin Dalton

Saratoga Springs Public Safety Commissioner and mayoral hopeful Robin Dalton speaks with supporters Wednesday
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An effort to establish a new non-partisan ballot line in Saratoga Springs city politics launched Wednesday.

Saratoga Springs Public Safety Commissioner Robin Dalton
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First-term Saratoga Springs Public Safety Commissioner Robin Dalton is entering the race for mayor.

Saratoga Springs Public Safety Commissioner Robin Dalton
Jackie Orchard / WAMC

Saratoga Springs Public Safety Commissioner Robin Dalton announced this past week she’s running for a second two-year term on the city council, but she’s leaving the Republican Party first. 

A self-described moderate, Dalton says she no longer fits in with the party, and will seek re-election without a party affiliation. 

WAMC's Lucas Willard spoke with Dalton about her announcement. 

Tensions between Saratoga Springs residents of color and the city police department were put on full display in an online forum Wednesday night.

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On January 1st, Republican Robin Dalton was sworn in as the Public Safety Commissioner of Saratoga Springs.

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

A voting machine
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Less than a week before Election Day, allegations have surfaced in the race for Saratoga Springs Public Safety Commissioner. As WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports, several prominent Democrats are not supporting the candidate who will appear at the top of the ballot.

The Saratoga Springs City Council will look different after Election Day. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports on the race for Public Safety Commissioner.