Saratoga Dems endorse Charter Change

At its August 22 meeting, the Saratoga Springs Democratic Committee overwhelmingly endorsed the City Charter Amendment that will be on the ballot this November to change the form of government in the City of Saratoga Springs to provide for a six member city council elected from wards of equal size, presided over by a Mayor elected citywide and the appointment of a professional city manager.

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Leadership Profile: Congressman Paul Tonko

A lifelong resident of Amsterdam, Congressman Tonko has served as a progressive champion in the United States House of Representatives for the Capital Region since 2009. He is running for re-election to strengthen the voices of his constituents, and Americans everywhere who value good jobs, quality education, and economic and social justice.

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Your guide to news and virtual events — updated 9/1/20

Our "In the Loop" newsletter has gone virtual! Each Friday we publish an updated list of upcoming online events and news of interest to Saratogians coping with challenging times. This page provides a comprehensive list of virtual activities and ideas which includes past listings from In the Loop. Not a subscriber? Click the red "Subscribe to In the Loop" button on our home page and we'll add you to the list. It's easy and FREE!

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Support election inspectors and fight voter suppression with a contribution to SSDC

The November election promises to be one of the most contentious in our nation’s history, with Republican incumbents threatening to fight voting by mail (which President Trump says is “bad for Republicans”) and eliminate polling places in areas that are home to Democratic voters, especially voters of color. Luckily we have our election inspectors. These folks help our elections run smoothly and efficiently, but increasingly they are also the front-line defense against a national trend of GOP voter suppression. The Saratoga Springs Democratic Committee has a proud tradition of supporting election inspectors. If you would like to join us, and help protect our voting rights, please consider a small monthly donation. (That link will take you to an ActBlue page where you can specify the amount of your contribution and whether it will be one time or repeating. Thank you!)

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