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Politics

North Elba Democrats nominate 3

LAKE PLACID — The race for North Elba town supervisor will likely be contested. North Elba Democrats held a caucus at the North Elba Town House in Saranac Lake on Tuesday and nominated town Councilor Derek Doty to run for supervisor against incumbent Jay Rand, who is running for ...

Crawford, Carriero will face off for judge

In Tuesday’s primary election, Franklin County Republicans and Democrats chose the candidates who will face off in the Nov. 2 general election for county judge: Principal Court Attorney Elizabeth Crawford for the GOP and District Attorney Craig Carriero for the Democrats. Republicans cast ...

Jay super loses primary; Keene super wins

Jay town Supervisor Archie Depo lost Tuesday’s primary election to challenger Matt Stanley. Keene’s incumbent town supervisor, Joe Pete Wilson Jr., won his primary against challenger Cori-Anne Favro. The county Board of Elections will start counting absentees on Tuesday, according to ...

Stec: End of emergency power for governor was ‘long overdue’

For a year, New York Sen. Dan Stec has been pushing for an end to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s emergency powers — the ability to make or change laws the state Legislature gave him at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020. On Wednesday, the Republican from Queensbury was ...

Adams leads in NYC mayoral primary

NEW YORK — In an election night speech to supporters, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams relished his initial lead in the race to become New York City’s next mayor, saying he was proud to have been many voters’ “first choice.” But under the city’s new ranked choice election ...

Socialist India Walton on track to be Buffalo’s first woman mayor

BUFFALO — India Walton, a socialist community activist, has defeated the four-term mayor of Buffalo in a Democratic primary, putting her on track to become the first woman to lead New York’s second-largest city. The 38-year-old nurse and union leader captured a major political prize ...