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All of the six Plattsburgh city council seats were up for election this year. As the campaigns drew close to election day, Republican candidates in two wards, and in some county legislative races, raised concerns over an unusual increase in filings for absentee ballots. Both winners and losers in Tuesday’s races plan to challenge the validity of the absentee ballots.

The city of Plattsburgh elected a new mayor Tuesday in a three-way race that featured two independent candidates.

Voters in Plattsburgh elected a new mayor Tuesday.

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Republicans in Plattsburgh are considering legal action as they claim mishandling of absentee ballots is increasing as election day looms.

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All of the seats on Plattsburgh’s Common Council and the Mayor’s position are open in this year’s election.  On Monday, city Republicans introduced their line up of candidates for each of the seats in City Hall.

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Plattsburgh city Republicans caucused late last week and chose their slate of candidates to challenge the Democrats vying for all City Hall seats in the November election.

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All six of the city of Plattsburgh’s common council seats, and the mayor’s position, are open this year. City Democrats have quickly selected a slate of candidates, and this past weekend, they introduced themselves to the voters.