Primaries 2019

More than 1,500 absentee ballots were counted on July 2 to determine the winners of the Democratic primary for Albany County Court Judge.

Mickey Cleary

Incumbent Paul Miller hasn’t decided if he’ll run on the Working Families Party line in November to keep his seat in the county legislature, representing District 32.

There are currently 1,719 Democratic absentee ballots submitted for the Albany County Democratic primary. If more than 642 are in favor of Holly Trexler for County Court Judge, the race could go to her, even though Andra Ackerman currently has the lead according to the unofficial tally.

Efforts to put Republican candidates on the Democratic line through a write-in campaign were unsuccessful, though write-in ballots made up a third of the votes in the Knox Democratic Primary.

Sherri J. Brooks will be the first African-American woman to serve on the Albany County Family Court bench. 

GUILDERLAND — In Tuesday’s Democratic primary, the race between Mickey Cleary and incumbent Paul Miller who represents District 32 in the Albany County Legislature is too close to call.

Chief City Auditor Susan Rizzo will represent the Democratic Party this fall in the race for Albany County Comptroller, after she defeated Albany City Treasurer Darius Shahinfar in Tuesday’s primary. 

The Attorney General’s Office will conduct an Election Day Hotline during Tuesday’s primary elections throughout New York. The hotline will be available to troubleshoot and resolve issues encountered by voters at their poll sites.

Dana Sherman, who is enrolled in the Independence Party, said he is campaigning to represent himself, rather than a party’s values.

Jaya Connors​, Altamont


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