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Democratic absentee ballot count for town board, county show final Bethlehem race results

Following a close race, the results of this month’s primary were made known after a count of the absentee ballot at the Albany County Board of Elections.

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Incumbent Daniel McCoy takes party bid

Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy earned the Democratic primary seat against challenger Dan Egan Thursday, Sept. 10. In a county with an overwhelming population of Democrats, this win likely means McCoy will go on to win a second term in office.

Mary Lou Connolly loses primary to Paul Miller

In District 32, Democrat Mary Lou Connolly will have to fight for her seventh term in office after losing the Democratic nomination to her opponent Paul Miller.

Independence primary results close

Although unofficial numbers have Republican Christine Benedict in the lead for the Independence line, the absentee ballots still waiting to be counted could sway the results toward current Democratic Town Supervisor Paula Mahan.

Bethlehem races too close to call

Following a series of close races, a few of the town’s primary elections will be determined after a count of absentee ballots later in the week.

2015 Primary Election

Primary election night coverage 2015

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Democrats primary: county Executive Dan McCoy’s only challenge (so far) comes from within

With September finally here, a number of Bethlehem Democrats are being challenged in primaries this political season. Primary Day is slightly different this year, and will take place on Thursday, Sept. 10, from noon to 9 p.m.

Voters will choose between six candidates for three Colonie Town Board seats in November

Six candidates are vying for three open Town Board seats come November. In addition, Town Supervisor Paula Mahan is running for reelection against Republican Albany County Legislator Christine Benedict.

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Megyn Kelly's mom talks national attention for Fox News host, growing up in Bethlehem

After Fox newscaster Megyn Kelly called out real-estate mogul and Republican front-runner Donald Trump for his past derogatory comments about women, the ensuing scandal became the biggest topic to come out of the debate.

Republicans trying to gain seats on New Scotland Town Board

For the first time in many years, candidates will be vying for several open Town Board seats. After Republicans sent no candidates forward for the past election, two new Republicans have stepped forward for this election season.

Town justice vying for higher court

Judge Massry working on campaign for New York State Supreme Court seat

With 19 years of experience in law, Town of Colonie Justice Court Judge Norman Massry has decided to throw his robes into the race for the empty seat in the New York State Supreme Court.

Running on their past record

Dems cite increased transparency and solid financial footing

As the town’s Republicans work to earn a seat at the table by discussing what should be done differently in the coming year, Democrats are touting the current administration’s accomplishments.

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Bethlehem: Fresh faces lead GOP ticket

Party’s platform focuses on restoring town services

With younger, fresh-faced candidates, members of the town’s Republican party are hoping 2015 is their year.

Independents allows primary

Party to vote on who represents Independence for supervisor in elections

The Independence Party is deviating from its usual support of Democratic Town Supervisor Paula Mahan to allow for a primary between Mahan and Republican candidate Christine Benedict.

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On to November

Christine Benedict officially announces her candidacy for supervisor

The Republican candidate for town supervisor, Christine Benedict, officially announced her bid and outlined her policies for the fall election.