Attorney General Letitia James issued a strong call Tuesday May 24 for local Democrats to campaign this year in defense of justice, reproductive rights, gun safety and democracy both in New York State and in other states around the country. She was the featured speaker at a reception hosted by the Saratoga Springs Democratic Committee at the Saratoga Casino and Hotel.
Tuesday’s school board races, which featured many candidates pushing back against diversity and sexuality issues in education, caused a huge swell in turnout according to the Times-Union. In the end, only 6 out of 25 candidates backed by the movement were elected
Established by an ordinance passed at the May 3 meeting, The Civilian Review Board is meant to provide an element of public oversight over the city’s police department
Following the recommendation of a search committee chaired by former Commissioner John Franck, on May 3 the Saratoga Springs City Council officially appointed Jason Golub to succeed the late Anthony ‘Skip’ Scirocco as the Department of Public Works commissioner.
The ruling does only affects races in congressional districts and State Senate districts which were redrawn. Thanks to all who volunteered their time to carry petitions for the candidates. We'll update when we know what additional petitioning might be required.