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SARATOGA SPRINGS

Former Saratoga Springs city attorney to run for public safety post

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Former City Attorney Sarah Burger will announce she’s challenging fellow Democrat Christian Mathiesen for the Public Safety commissioner’s seat during a news conference this afternoon.
 
Former Saratoga Springs city attorney to seek council seat
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Former Saratoga Springs city attorney to seek council seat

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
Former City Attorney Sarah Burger plans to run for the five-member City Council she advised until resigning her position six months ago, meaning she may challenge one of the four incumbent Democrats.
 
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Longtime Schoharie County treasurer to run for sixth term

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015
Longtime Schoharie County Treasurer William Cherry has announced that he will seek the Republican nomination for a sixth term in the position this fall.
 
FULTON COUNTY

Legal shuffle in Fulton County may result in high-profile races

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015

Longtime Fulton County Sheriff Thomas Lorey’s decision to retire at the end of this year could spark a reshuffling at the top of some of the most important departments in the county.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam mayor announces run for third term

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015
Mayor Ann Thane said Friday she will seek re-election this fall, putting an end to any speculation that the two-term Democratic incumbent would step down.
 
FULTON COUNTY

State court officer to seek Fulton County sheriff’s post

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015
Darren Smith, a state court officer and town councilman from Bleecker, announced this week that he’ll be seeking the Republican nomination for Fulton County sheriff to replace longtime incumbent Thomas Lorey, who is retiring at the end of the year.
 
FULTON COUNTY

Attorney Smrtic to seek Fulton County judge post

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015
Mike Smrtic, a Gloversville attorney, said Wednesday he will seek the Republican nomination for Fulton County Court judge, a position left vacant by former County Court Judge Richard Giardino.
 
AMSTERDAM

Lorman seeks full-time Amsterdam city judge post

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Part-time City Court Judge Lisa Lorman said she will run for a full-time position on the bench.
 
Schenectady woman gets 7 years for scalding her niece
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady woman gets 7 years for scalding her niece

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
A Schenectady woman on Monday received the maximum allowed under her conviction for severely scalding her 4-year-old niece 12 months ago — seven years in state prison.
 
FULTON COUNTY

District attorney eyes run for open Fulton County judgeship

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015
Fulton County District Attorney Louise Sira has announced her interest in running for county judge, the latest in a political shuffle following the announcement of Sheriff Thomas J. Lorey’s impending retirement.
 
Familiar face may enter Schenectady mayor's race
SCHENECTADY

Familiar face may enter Schenectady mayor's race

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015
A well-known Schenectady Republican may enter the mayor’s race this year to challenge incumbent Gary McCarthy, a Democrat hot off his annual State of the City address.
 
Lopez, Seward show interest in Gibson's House seat
19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Lopez, Seward show interest in Gibson's House seat

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015
Two Republicans in the state Legislature who represent the southwestern part of the Capital Region are considering a run for U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson’s seat in 2016.
 
MALTA

Malta town supervisor race starting to take shape

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015
The Democrat who lost the 2013 Malta town supervisor race plans to run for the post again this year, while Republicans have begun the candidate search.
 
Former Fulton County judge to run for sheriff
FULTON COUNTY

Former Fulton County judge to run for sheriff

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015
Just days after stepping down as Fulton County Court judge, Richard Giardino says he will seek the Republican nomination for county sheriff this year.
 
Gibson to step down after current term
19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Gibson to step down after current term

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015
U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson said Tuesday he is done with Congress after his current term, but not with politics.
 
 

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