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Sheehan leads Democratic mayoral primary race in Albany

Sheehan leads Democratic mayoral primary race in Albany

Albany City Treasurer Kathy Sheehan leads former city councilman Corey Ellis 54%-23% in a Siena/YNN Poll of Albany Democrats ahead of September 10th's Democratic primary election.

Sheehan leads Ellis on all issues poll participants were asked about including keeping taxes under control, managing economic development in Albany and job creation.  The poll found Ellis has strong favorability ratings among African-American voters and women under 55.

Also, the Siena/YNN poll found outgoing Albany Mayor Jerry Jennings is viewed favorably by 71% of Democratic voters.

The winner of the Democratic primary faces Republican Jesse Calhoun, Conservative Joseph Sullivan and Libertarian Alexander Portelli in the general election on November 5th.

For more on what the poll found, CLICK HERE

 

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