Meet New Albany County Legislature Chair Andrew Joyce

Mar 16, 2018

New leadership came to the Albany County Legislature in January when Andrew Joyce was elected chairman, a seat his father held a quarter of a century earlier. 

The Democrat joined the legislature in 2016 representing the 9th District. County lawmakers picked Joyce to replace Democrat Sean Ward. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas spoke with Joyce this week about his rise to power, the changes he plans to bring to the panel and the challenges he faces.

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Joyce replaced Frank Commisso Sr. as chair. Joyce replaced Sean Ward as chair.