Saratoga County Sheriff's Race http://wamc.org en Saratoga County Chooses First New Sheriff In Four Decades http://wamc.org/post/saratoga-county-chooses-first-new-sheriff-four-decades <p></p><p>On Tuesday, Republican Mike Zurlo won with&nbsp; 61 percent of the vote. Zurlo, who also ran on the Independence Party line, was challenged by Conservative and Democratic Party candidate Phil Lindsey, who received 35 percent of the vote. Jason Longton Jr., who ran on his own Stop Corruption Party line, received 3 percent.</p><p></p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 21:25:07 +0000 Lucas Willard 77290 at http://wamc.org Saratoga County Chooses First New Sheriff In Four Decades Republican Nominee In Saratoga County Sheriff's Race Looks Toward November http://wamc.org/post/republican-nominee-saratoga-county-sheriffs-race-looks-toward-november <p>The Republican primary race for Saratoga County Sheriff ended this week in a close vote, and observers are now weighing in on what it will take to capture victory this November.</p><p>Republican candidate Mike Zurlo claimed victory in the primary over Jeff Gildersleeve after a contentious summer campaign season that was highlighted by a lawsuit and criminal complaints.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 21:04:17 +0000 Lucas Willard 73590 at http://wamc.org Candidate In Saratoga County Sheriff's Race Files Vandalism Complaints Over Missing Signs http://wamc.org/post/candidate-saratoga-county-sheriffs-race-files-vandalism-complaints-over-missing-signs <p></p><p>Jeff Gildersleeve, a Republican candidate in the Saratoga County sheriff’s race, said that hundreds of "Gildersleeve for Sheriff” campaign lawn signs have been damaged or stolen during August.</p><p>"We are probably at this point close to 400 sings that are missing overall," said Gildersleeve.</p><p>Gildersleeve said the signs cost his campaign around $2.50 a piece – adding up to a loss of about $1,000 for the damaged or missing signs.</p><p>Gildersleeve filed vandalism complaints this week with local and state law enforcement agencies after hearing complaints from supporters.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 21:10:58 +0000 Lucas Willard 72416 at http://wamc.org Saratoga County Sheriff's Race Intensifies http://wamc.org/post/saratoga-county-sheriffs-race-intensifies <p>The campaigns in the race for Saratoga County Sheriff are intensifying, and some big political names have taken an interest in the candidates.</p><p>On September 10th, primary voters will choose the Republican nominee to run for the next sheriff of Saratoga County. Current sheriff James Bowen is retiring after more than four decades.</p><p>Former Stillwater Town Judge Michael Zurlo spent much of his career in law enforcement in various positions at the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office including Senior Criminal Investigator.</p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 20:01:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 71605 at http://wamc.org