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Meet your Row A Candidates

Row A is the Democratic line at the top of your ballot when you go to the polls this fall. Here are our candidates and what they stand for. Click through to their pages to find out more, and look for updates on this website as we get closer to election time.

Ron Kim for Mayor
Experienced and steady leader who served the city as Public Safety Commissioner
* Rebuild trust between residents and City Government
* Strengthen infrastructure, deliver on the East Side Public Safety Station, and ensure our economic recovery


Jim Montagnino for Commissioner of Public Safety
30 years experience in the justice system as a prosecutor, attorney, and law clerk
* Create a Civilian Review Board to strengthen accountability within the Police Department
* Fulfill the promise of an EMS/ Fire Station to serve our growing East Side


Minita Sanghvi for Commissioner of Finance
Tenured Business Professor at Skidmore College with extensive finance experience
* Rebuild Saratoga’s finances, boost tourism, and bolster small businesses
* Make our City Hall carbon neutral city hall by 2030 to protect the environment


Dillon Moran for Commissioner of Accounts
25 years of experience growing and managing small businesses and finances
* Strengthen local businesses by extending outdoor dining and streamlining processes
* Protect homeowners by maintaining a stable tax base


Domenique Yermolayev for Commissioner of Public Works
Experienced project manager focused on improving city services
* Set scheduled service dates for activities like leaf pickup and hydrant flushing
* Implement new technology to improve communications with residents


Tara Gaston for County Supervisor (incumbent)
Strong record of results as a County Supervisor working to build trust and transparency
* Preserve and enhance public health and safety by strengthening local programs
* Secure our future by strengthening the county’s resilience dividend for the long-term


Shaun Wiggins for County Supervisor
Experienced, transparent leader across government, industry and academia with proven results in supervisory roles
* Ensure resident and business health, safety and environmental well-being
* Deliver a new era of prosperity, equity, sustainability, and economic growth