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Ulster’s blue wave: Delgado, Figueroa win as Dems enjoy a good night

Ulster’s blue wave: Delgado, Figueroa win as Dems enjoy a good night

As President Donald Trump delivered a midterm election message that leaned heavily on foreboding and fear, first-time congressional candidate Antonio Delgado was urging his supporters to “lean into your love.” On election night, voters across the sprawling 19th Congressional District did just that, electing the 41-year-old former corporate attorney and unseating Republican John Faso.

Christopher Kraft takes on William Myers for Saugerties town justice

Christopher Kraft takes on William Myers for Saugerties town justice

In the second-to-last column on the Nov. 6 ballot, voters will have the choice of two local lawyers to be town justice. While Christopher Kraft has secured endorsements from the Democratic, Working Families and Independence parties, counting more than his adversary, Republican William Myers. Myers has held the position as an interim for eight months since Daniel Lamb died in February.