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Kristen Dart named Chair of CRB. 

According to Mayor Ron Kim in announcing the appointment, which was approved unanimously at the December 20 City Council meeting, “Kristen Dart is a political and governmental professional who currently serves as vice chair for political affairs at Planned Parenthood Empire State Act… her extensive background in community organizing and public policy will inform her role…

We’re looking for a few good Dems!

Are you energized by the 2022 election? Want to make a real difference volunteering in your community? Then find out how to serve as a district representative in the Saratoga Springs Democratic Committee or in your community in Saratoga County. You’ll support our candidates, help set policy, and do your part to support our wonderful city in the country.

Post election wrap-up and thank you to candidates, volunteers and voters.

The official election results are finally in. Dems had an overall 61% turnout in Saratoga Springs which is quite incredible for an off-year election. What’s more, every single one of our candidates won in the Saratoga Springs popular vote—including all 3 Supreme Court candidates, Michelle Ostrelich for State Senate and Michael Phillips for Attorney General. We only wish we had had the same level of enthusiasm in Saratoga County overall… but now is the time to start building momentum for the next time around.

Update: Union Ave hearing has been postponed to 1/17.

The purpose of the proposed project is to improve safety on Union Avenue for all users, including pedestrians, bicycles, and motorists; implement Saratoga Springs’ vision for a complete streets plan; improve the condition of roadways, pavement, and curbs; minimize parking and driveway access impacts; and allow space for aesthetic improvements including trees, landscaping, signage and lighting.

Interested in running for office?

The Saratoga Springs Democratic Committee has a process for vetting prospective candidates for Saratoga Springs City Council and also County Supervisor. While we expect most of our current Democratic officials to seek re-election, this is an open process and any Saratoga Springs resident is welcome to step forward.