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McLaughlin declares victory but Smyth wants vote recount in Rensselaer County executive race

November 08, 2017 07:04 AM

Republican Steve McLaughlin declared victory in the race for Rensselaer County Executive, beating Democrat Andrea Smyth.

Yet, Smyth is calling for a recount in the closely contested race.  McLaughlin leads by just under 1,000 votes but absentee ballots have yet to be counted.

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Both were running to replace Kathy Jimino, who decided not to seek re-election. Jimino's deputy lost the Republican primary.

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