Quick-scan primary election results 2013

Thumbnail image for albany county ballot scannerHere's a quick scan of results from primary elections around the Capital Region Tuesday. This is not a comprehensive list, just some highlights.

Numbers are unofficial, and some are bound to change as things settle (and as absentees are counted).

And, of course, these are the primary elections -- the general election is November 5.

OK, on with the results...

Incumbents indicated by asterisk.

Albany mayor

Here's a bit more about Sheehan's primary win.

Albany treasurer

Domalewicz is a longtime member of the county legislature. Shahinfar has worked for Mike Breslin and Kirsten Gillibrand. Domalewicz was endorsed by Jerry Jennings. Shahinfar is closely aligned with Kathy Sheehan. One of the points of contention in their race was: Who can be independent from the mayor? [TU]

Albany Common Council

Saratoga County sheriff

Aiming to replace incumbent James Bowen, who's had the job for more than four decades. [Saratogian]

Malta supervisor

One of the key issues: Who can best help the town capitalize on the presence of GlobalFoundries. [TU]

Troy city council

One of the issues in this primary: Whether Doherty, the incumbent, should have used city letterhead to contact voters who had signed Lockrow's petitions. [Troy Record]

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The boards of election from Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady have results posted online.

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