elections

VOORHEESVILLE — These questions were posed to the two candidates, Michael Canfora and Cindy Monaghan, both incumbents on the Voorheesville School Board, seeking re-election on May 15 in an uncontested election:

– Why did you run for the seat originally?

Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s school board race will include incumbent Lillian Sisson-Chrysler and Berne Highway Superintendent Randy Bashwinger.

Pete Lopez

HILLTOWNS — Three candidates of various backgrounds and party affiliations are running for a seat in the New York State Assembly in a special election held on April 24.

The candidates are:

All Voorheesville candidates for village board were unopposed and sent back to office on Tuesday, March 20.

Democrat Victoria Plotsky says her experience as a lawyer will help her in drafting legislation for the Albany County Legislature. Democrat Timothy Stanton says the legislature has too many lawyers and public servants; it needs a large landowner and farmer like himself.

Razor-thin margins in the New Scotland Conservative primary has the race too close to call.

GUILDERLAND — The Republican challengers for town board did solidly in the Conservative and Independence party primaries in Guilderland Tuesday, but were bested by the Democratic incumbents.

Write-in candidates appear to have won the majority of the Independence Party nominations in Berne and Knox following Tuesday’s primary elections.

Victoria Plotsky

In the Democratic primary on Tuesday, Victoria Plotsky, making her first run for office, on a platform of reform, soundly defeated the incumbent representing the 38th District in the Albany County Legislature.

Craig Shufelt

The New Scotland Republican Party will field only one challenger for town offices this fall. One Republican Committee member lays some partial blame on national politics.

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