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Sheehan wins another term as Albany mayor

November 08, 2017 10:07 AM

ALBANY (AP) - Kathy Sheehan has won re-election as mayor of Albany.

Sheehan on Tuesday defeated Conservative Party candidate Joseph Sullivan, Green Party candidate Bryan Jimenez and independent candidate Frank Commisso Jr.

The Democratic mayor is a former city treasurer and attorney and was first elected to lead the state's capital city in 2013. She campaigned on her efforts to reduce crime, revitalize the city's neighborhoods and address Albany's financial problems.

Sheehan is the city's first female mayor.

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