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Three compete for GOP nomination in Gloversville's mayoral race

Three compete for GOP nomination in Gloversville's mayoral race

Dayton King (incumbent)

Party affiliation: Republican

Age: 35

Education/Experience: Incumbent Mayor, currentlyserving in first term. He has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from SUNY-Oneonta in 2000. He is a former associate at Wal-Mart Distribution Center, former call center and warehouse supervisor at Amsterdam Printing, former behavioralist at Lexington Center.

Michael A. Ponticello

Party affiliation: Republican

Age: 60

Education/Experience: He is the fifth ward Supervisor for Gloversville. He retired after 35 years in education serving as a coach, teacher and ending as principal of McNab/Meco Elementary School. He has a Master's Degree in Education Administration from College of St. Rose and a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education from Catawba College in North Carolina.

James E. Handy

Party affiliation: Republican

Age: 73

Education/Experience: He is a member of the Gloversville Planning Board, a former member of the Gloversville City Council, and former Deputy Mayor. He is a former technician of Information Technologies and a Hudson Valley Community College graduate.


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