With a new chair on the Albany County Democratic Committee and rumblings over progressive factions being earlier shut out, Knox's town clerk stands out on the executive committee.
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To change or not to change was the question in Knox elections this year. The answer: All incumbents kept their posts.
A large number of "under votes" were cast for council seats, where ballots had fewer or none of the allowed votes for the race.
In three instances, candidates didn’t file their paperwork on time and failed to secure endorsements before the Sept. 10 primaries.
Many of the candidates are incumbents — Kenneth Runion for supervisor, Paul Pastore and Patricia Slavick for town board, and Denise Randall for town justice.
The Republican committee doesn't have any candidates for town board so far, but will support Democrat Keith Wright for highway superintendent.
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