Polls open all day for 102nd, 107th Assembly special elections
David Lombardo is reporting for the Times Union Tue., Apr. 24, is election day in certain Assembly and Senate districts statewide. In the Capital Region voters will choose the successors to Steve McLaughlin and Peter Lopez in the state Assembly. The polls will be open all day for special elections in the 107th Assembly District, which is made up of Washington, Rensselaer and Columbia counties, and the 102nd Assembly District, a seven-county area that includes Schoharie and Greene counties and parts of Albany and Columbia counties. The 107th District race pits two Rensselaer County legislators against one another, Republican Jake Ashby of Schodack and Democrat Cindy Doran of Troy. Ashby will appear on the Republican, Conservative, Independence and Reform party lines and Doran is on the Democratic, Working Families and Women's Equality lines. The three-way race in the 102nd is between Schoharie Supervisor Chris Tague, a Republican, Greene County Legislator Aidan O'Connor, a Democrat and third-party candidate Wesley Laraway of Schoharie. Tague is on the Republican, Conservative, Independence and Reform lines; O'Connor is on the Democratic, Working Families and Women's Equality lines; and Laraway is running on the "Best Choice" line. There are 11 special elections for the state Assembly and Senate occurring statewide. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. To find polling locations in Greene County, (518) 719-3550 or greenegovernment.com/departments/board-of-elections. To find polling locations in Columbia County, (518) 828-3115 or columbiacountyny.com/elections. Read the full story in the Times Union.