Melissa Hale-Spencer

Despite dominance in enrollment, Democrats in Rensselaerville have been dominated by other lines in elections.

"We are fortunate to have them," said the superintendent of the team members she works with.

Republican incumbent county legislator Travis Stevens says his Democratic challenger owes his family an apology, but Nicolas Viscio says he didn't send the aggressive flyer and, besides, he thinks it's true.

A Rotterdam man was arrested on Wednesday night for drunk driving; police say he caused a three-car crash at the intersection of Route 20 and Johnston Road in Guilderland.

ALBANY COUNTY — Republican Travis Stevens, seeking his second term representing the 31st District in Albany County, says he listens, and he can work across party lines to get things done for his community.

ALBANY COUNTY — Democrat Nicholas Viscio, a 22-year member of the Knox Town Board, is making his first run for a county post.

ALBANY COUNTY — Daniel Plaat is running for county executive on the Green Party line not because he thinks he can win but because he wants to make a difference.

ALBANY COUNTY — On Monday, Republican Francis J. Vitollo — “Call me Joe” — was out posting election signs and going door to door to convince people to vote for him as Albany County’s next executive.

“People think their vote doesn’t count, but they’re wrong,” he said. “This race will be close if we get people out to vote.”

ALBANY COUNTY — Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy beat his challenger in September’s Democratic primary with 60 percent of the vote. In the weeks before the Nov. 3 general election, he is urging county residents to vote, just vote — no matter for whom.

On Nov. 3, Knox voters will decide between a longtime incumbent supervisor, Michael Hammond, and his pro-growth challenger, Vasilios Lefkaditis.


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