Connolly said she briefly considered pulling out of the race after losing the primary election, but she still has the endorsement of the Conservative and Independence parties, and had a lot of verbal support when she campaigned door-to-door.

“We are trying to make sure veterans’ groups reach out to the state to communicate how important it can be for the treatment of PTSD,” Clenahan said, of medical marijuana.

“I think, if someone could go make $15 an hour at McDonald’s, but then make $10 an hour as a home-health aid, you’re going to lose people in those important jobs,” said Feeney.

Albany County Legislator and New Scotland Democratic Party Chairman Michael Mackey is being challenged by New Scotland Republican Chairman Timothy Stanton to represent district 38.