One of the biggest stories again this election season, though largely unreported, was that for many voters, there was no choice. A large number of candidates around the Adirondacks ran unopposed, including all the candidates in Old Forge and Crown Point, and dozens of others. In Warren County, the Glens Falls Mayor and 10 Warren County Supervisors ran unopposed. In Essex County, DA Kristy Sprague ran unopposed as did outspoken Moriah Supervisor Thomas Scozzafava, and longtime Newcomb Supervisor George Canon.
Most supervisors in Essex County that were opposed were defeated. Five of six incumbent Essex County supervisors were defeated, four of them women replaced by men, including Sue Montgomery-Corey, » Continue Reading.