Corey Ellis http://wamc.org en Ellis Pledges Support To Sheehan In Albany Mayor's Race http://wamc.org/post/ellis-pledges-support-sheehan-albany-mayors-race <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Corey Ellis’s Central Avenue headquarters were relatively quiet Tuesday night as election returns came in. Volunteers worked diligently, despite polls predicting an inevitable loss. They called polls all over the city, practically whispering, as President Obama’s address played on a television in the background.</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 16:07:23 +0000 Jessica Bloustein Marshall 73356 at http://wamc.org Ellis Pledges Support To Sheehan In Albany Mayor's Race With Jennings Out, Corey Ellis Takes Another Run At Albany Mayor http://wamc.org/post/jennings-out-corey-ellis-takes-another-run-albany-mayor <p>Twenty-four hours after Albany Mayor Jerry Jennings made public his letter stating that he will not run for another term after 20 years in office, the Albany County Democratic Committee gave its nomination to City Treasurer Kathy Sheehan in the race for mayor. The committee passed over former City Council member Corey Ellis, who ran against Mayor Jennings four years ago fir the Democratic nomination.</p><p>Wednesday on Midday Magazine, we heard from Sheehan. Today, we speak with Corey Ellis, who says the lack of the party's nomination will not affect his campaign.</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 16:18:00 +0000 Brian Shields 64820 at http://wamc.org With Jennings Out, Corey Ellis Takes Another Run At Albany Mayor Sheehan Clinches Democratic Mayoral Endorsement http://wamc.org/post/sheehan-clinches-democratic-mayoral-endorsement <p>The race to replace Albany Mayor Jerry Jennings is stirring controversy in the city of Albany, New York. At a meeting Wednesday night, the Albany County Democratic Committee endorsed current City Treasurer Kathy Sheehan for mayor.</p><p>Sheehan said that she was honored to be the party’s nominee and thanked the committee and the community for their support.</p><p>However, Sheehan’s endorsement was not met with unanimous approval and prompted some verbal sparring at the meeting.</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 10:39:08 +0000 Jaired Crofut 64798 at http://wamc.org Sheehan Clinches Democratic Mayoral Endorsement Albany Mayor Jennings Announces He Will Not Seek Reelection http://wamc.org/post/albany-mayor-jennings-announces-he-will-not-seek-reelection <p>Albany Mayor Jerry Jennings has formally announced he will not run for a sixth term in office, ending a political career spanning more than three decades.<br><br>There was no shortage of applause, glad-handing, and backslapping at Albany City Hall Wednesday morning as Mayor Jerry Jennings, a Democrat, publicly announced what he had previously revealed in an open letter sent to members of the press and city officials Tuesday night announcing his intention not to seek reelection.</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 19:38:02 +0000 64757 at http://wamc.org Albany Mayor Jennings Announces He Will Not Seek Reelection