Shafer also challenged Dorsey on the Independence line with a spirited write-in candidacy. The board of elections is still in the process of verifying the votes in that close primary, and results are expected later this week. If Shafer wins the Independence line, Dorsey will not be on the ballot in November. See spotlightnews.com for updates on the ballot count.
Republican Daniel Pershing will be the Conservative candidate in November for town justice, winning that line over Democrat Paul Dwyer. Both candidates will be on the November ballot.
In the race for Albany County Comptroller, incumbent Democrat Michael Connors II easily defeated challenger Patricia Slavik by a vote of 9,227-to-7,600. Slavik, a member of the Guilderland town board, was also the party's endorsed candidate. There is no Republican candidate for county comptroller in the November elections.""