NYS Assembly Vacancy - 107th District

The Rensselaer County, Columbia County and Washington County Democratic Committees are currently accepting resumes from candidates interested in running for the vacant 107th District Assembly seat. The district includes parts of Rensselaer, Columbia and Washington counties (see below map for more details).

As of now, the Governor has yet to schedule the special election to fill the seat vacated by Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin.

In order to be eligible to run for the State Assembly, you must be at least 18 years of age, a resident of the state for five years, and a resident of the district for 12 months immediately preceding the election.

To view the latest enrollment statistics for the 107th AD, please click on the link below and scroll to the district:


Qualified candidates are invited to send a resume and letter of interest via mail or email by February 5, 2018 to: Rensselaer County Democratic Committee, P.O. Box 846, Troy, NY 12181, or renscodemschair@gmail.com.



Hoosick Democrats' Annual Chicken Barbecue

The Town of Hoosick Democrats are pleased to announce that they will be hosting their Annual Chicken Barbecue on Thursday, July 27 from 5:00 - 7:30 at the Polish Hall located at 12 Mechanic Street in Hoosick Falls.  The meal includes ½ chicken, cole slaw, potato salad, desert and beverages. Tickets are on sale for this always popular event at Thorpe's Pharmacy or from any committee member for $12.00 ea.

The candidates for Town Offices and District 5 County Legislator will be available to discuss the issues with anyone in attendance.  To go meals are available but we encourage  you to come over and visit with your friends and neighbors and support these candidates, Mark Surdam for Town Supervisor, Joellen Stevens for Town Clerk, Kevin Gorman and Ken Lorenz for Town Council, Bill Shiland Jr, Highway Superintendent and Michael Hickey and Dennis Smith forDistrict 5 County Legislators.