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Saratoga Springs Mayor Joanne Yepsen won't seek re-election

May 19, 2017 06:27 PM

Saratoga Springs Mayor Joanne Yepsen says she won’t run for re-election.

She is currently serving her second two-year term.

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In an announcement on Friday, Yepsen said new opportunities have opened up, which she looks forward to sharing in the coming months. She also she can’t afford to continue "status quo" on a $14,000 a year salary.

Deputy Mayor Meg Kelly will run to replace her.

Republican Mark Baker announced his candidacy earlier this month.

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