2018 Democratic primary profiles

Wilson looks for solutions between battle lines

KEENE — Democratic Congressional candidate Katie Wilson wants to be a political representative for the middle and lower classes in a world where upper-class ideologies rein. She criticizes both the Democratic and Republican parties of not properly representing the average American, saying ...

Emily Martz emphasizes small business, health care in Congress run

(Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles of the many candidates running to represent New York’s 21st Congressional District.) SARANAC LAKE — To Emily Martz, this year’s congressional race is all about priorities, and how hers differ from those of Congress. The ...

Nelson brings energy, ideals to race for 21st Congressional District

(Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles of the many candidates running to represent New York's 21st Congressional District.) --- The youngest member of New York's 21st Congressional District race has been running the longest. Twenty-eight-year-old Democratic candidate ...

Saranac Lake native Dylan Ratigan runs for Congress

SARANAC LAKE — A native of this village and current resident of Lake Placid, Dylan Ratigan has decided to run for New York’s 21st Congressional District seat. After years of talking about politics and finance over cable television, he wants to bring his beliefs, principals and explosive ...