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SCOTIA

GOP challenges Democratic control of Scotia village government

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Scotia Mayor Kris Kastberg is being challenged for re-election by a Republican with extensive experience in government finance who promises to pass a budget that stays under the state tax cap for the first time in three years.
 
43RD SENATE DISTRICT

43rd state Senate District race about record

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
State Sen. Kathy Marchione wants another term to help foster economic growth in the 43rd district, but Democratic opponent Brian Howard says she’s emblematic of the pay-to-play politics that continues to hamper progress in Albany.
 
Hawkins: It’s not easy being Green
SCHENECTADY

Hawkins: It’s not easy being Green

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for governor, visited Arthur’s Market at North Ferry Street in Schenectady on Wednesday, where he answered questions for nearly two hours from local residents.
 
BUFFALO

Education hot topic in New York as election nears

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
With the Common Core taking a hit during an education-heavy campaign season, a coalition supporting the learning standards has released an analysis that concludes repealing them would be a costly mistake.
 
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Three candidates seeking Schenectady County Family Court seat

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
The general election race to be Schenectady County’s newest Family Court judge is a crowded one as three candidates have staked out positions on the November ballot.
 
HALFMOON

Dems seek to end GOP’s stranglehold on Halfmoon Town Board

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
Democrats are urging Halfmoon voters to do something historic next month: elect one of them to the all-Republican Town Board.
 
21st Congressional District race in national spotlight
21ST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

21st Congressional District race in national spotlight

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014
If the polls are right, North Country voters are going to send the youngest woman ever to serve in Congress to Washington in January.
 
19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Poll: Gibson maintains big lead over Eldridge

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014
A week before the election, Rep. Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook, is heavily favored to defeat Democratic challenger Sean Eldridge, according to a Time Warner Cable News/Siena College poll released Tuesday.
 
NY voters to decide on digital legislation
ALBANY

NY voters to decide on digital legislation

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014
If New York voters approve proposition No. 2 on the ballot next week, their 213 legislators will join the digital age
 
21ST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Poll: Stefanik expands lead in 21st Congressional race

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Republican Elise Stefanik has expanded her lead over Democrat Aaron Woolf in the 21st Congressional District race, according to a new WWNY-7 News/Siena College poll.
 
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Two sitting judges vie for Schenectady County Court bench

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014
Two sitting judges with differing legal backgrounds are asking Schenectady County voters for a promotion to a countywide judgeship in next month’s election.
 
Charter vote to pit Amsterdam mayor against council
AMSTERDAM

Charter vote to pit Amsterdam mayor against council

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
City residents will vote Nov. 4 to amend the city charter, which, in turn, could alter the balance of power in City Hall.
 
HALFMOON

Campaign watchdog group slams both parties in Halfmoon races

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Halfmoon Republicans released a mailer wrongly characterizing one Democratic opponent as having been arrested in a “massive cocaine sting” and another as failing to vote before running for office, Fair Campaign Practices for the Capital Region concluded.
 
Hillary Clinton supports Cuomo for NY governor
NEW YORK

Hillary Clinton supports Cuomo for NY governor

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is supporting New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for a second term.
 
SCHENECTADY

Veteran local attorneys seek Schenectady City Court bench

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Schenectady’s newest City Court judge will be one of two veteran local attorneys. It will be up to voters next month to choose which gets the job.
 
 

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