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Shaun Francis to challenge Marchione

Jan 20, 2016 12:03 am

A former major league baseball umpire wants to call State Senator Kathleen Marchione (R-Halfmoon) "out" in November. Shaun Francis (D-Wilton) will officially announce a run in the 43rd State Senate District which covers Rensselaer and Columbia counties, and parts of Saratoga and Washington counties next week. Francis, who lives in Saratoga County, became a representative for the Office and Professional Employees International Union after leaving Major League Baseball in 2012. Francis has had a website up since last summer, and will make an official announcement Thu., Jan. 28 with appearances at Mexican Radio in Hudson and the Saratoga Hilton.