Donnelly beats incumbent Abelove in Rensselaer County D.A. race

November 07, 2018 05:38 AM

One of the closest local races was for Rensselaer County district attorney.

Republican incumbent Joel Abelove was challenged by Democrat Mary Pat Donnelly. Donnelly was the winner.

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Back in June, a state Supreme Court dismissed a case against Abelove.

He was accused of mishandling the investigation into the police shooting death of Edson Thevenin and then lying to a grand jury.


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