Keeler beats incumbent Morse in Cohoes Democratic mayoral primary
July 02, 2019 06:12 PM
COHOES - It's official - Mayor Shawn Morse's days in office are numbered.
Absentee ballots were counted on Tuesday, confirming what seemed apparent last week - former New York State Police Troop G Commander Bill Keeler will be the city's next leader.
After the machine votes were counted one week ago, Keeler clung to a narrow 103 vote margin over Morse. When the rest of the votes were counted, Keeler's lead actually grew by 14 votes.
Mayor Morse's tenure in office was marred by controversy, including federal charges, accusing him of stealing campaign contributions to pay for his own personal finances.
Hear how Keeler plans to hit the ground running, by watching the video of Dan Levy's story.
BREAKING NEWS - Bill Keeler officially declared the winner of the Cohoes Democratic Mayoral Primary. pic.twitter.com/rbl4mDyZ6a— Dan Levy (@dlevywnyt) July 2, 2019
BREAKING NEWS - Democratic Primary for city council in Cohoes between Donovan and Biggs (after absentee ballots are counted) ends in a dead heat 286-286. pic.twitter.com/8dXFu7Z0XY— Dan Levy (@dlevywnyt) July 2, 2019
Updated: July 02, 2019 06:12 PM
Created: July 02, 2019 04:02 AM
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