Posts tagged "Elections 2011"
The unexpected should have been expected

The unexpected should have been expected

  For the progressive, forward-looking and (mostly) non-native types we like to neatly wrap up with the handy label “new Kingston,” the mayoral primaries couldn’t have come out worse. Both their candidates — Hayes Clement and Andi Turco-Levin — went from being the presumptive nominees (and their parties’ hierarchies’ anointed choices, by the way) to...

Bad date in Ward 9: Dems bounce Brown off ballot

Republican Common Council candidate Deborah Brown was facing an uphill fight in Ward 9, where Democrats hold a more than two-to-one enrollment advantage. Then the Democrats made the hill even steeper. Brown, who is making her second run for the downtown council seat, was bumped off the GOP party line after Democratic opponent Mark Halwick...
GOP's Marchetti wants to make alderman-at-large 'matter'

GOP’s Marchetti wants to make alderman-at-large ‘matter’

After toying with the concept of running for mayor for almost two decades, Rondout painting contractor and community activist Joe Marchetti will be the Republican candidate to be Kingston’s alderman-at-large in November. Marchetti, who ran for mayor as an independent in 1983, was selected by the Republican city committee on vacancies last month after convention...