Albany Proper has gathered all the resources you need to navigate the 2021 elections in the City of Albany. We made our best effort to link to official candidate webpages or social media pages. If you find any discrepancies in our guide, please contact us with corrections.
For more questions about the voting process, check out our Capital Region Voting Resources.
When is the 2021 local election?
The general election is on November 2, 2021
Polls are open 6:00am – 9:00pm
Find your election day polling location
Can I vote early?
Yes you can, early voting for the primaries is from Saturday, October 23rd through Sunday, October 31st during the hours of:
Sat & Sun: 9:00am-2:00pm
Mon & Wed: 12noon-8:00pm
Tue, Thu & Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm
Where do I vote early?
City of Albany residents can vote early at any of these locations:
- Albany County Board of Elections – 224 South Pearl St, Albany
- Pine Grove United Methodist Church – 1580 Central Ave, Albany
- Guilderland Fire Department – 2303 Western Ave, Guilderland
- Berne Volunteer Fire Company – 30 Canaday Hill Rd, Berne
- Bethlehem Lutheran Church – 85 Elm Ave, Delmar
- Boght Community Fire Department – 8 Preston Dr. Cohoes
What ward do I live in?
You can search by your address below to determine your ward:
You can also click each ward below to see a detailed boundary map.
WHO IS RUNNING?
Candidates for Mayor of Albany
|Kathy Sheehan (I)||Alicia Purdy (C)||Greg Aidala|
Candidates for the Albany Common Council
|President||Corey Ellis (I)||Jesse Calhoun (C)|
|Ward 1||Sonia Frederick (I) (WFP)||Scott Mannarino (C)|
|Ward 2||Derek Johnson (I) (WFP)||N/A|
|Ward 3||Joyce Love (I) ||Vashon McIntyre|
|Ward 4||Kelly Kimbrough (I)||N/A|
|Ward 5||Jahmel Robinson (I)||N/A|
Gabriella Romero (WFP)
|Ward 7||Sergio Adams||N/A|
|Ward 8||Jack Flynn||N/A|
|Ward 9||Meghan Keegan (WFP)||Robert Porter (C)|
|Ward 10||Owusu Anane (I) (WFP)||N/A|
|Ward 11||Alfredo Balarin (I) (WFP)||N/A|
|Ward 12||Edward Hyde Clarke||Robert Hammer (C)|
|Ward 13||Ginnie Farrell (I)||N/A|
|Ward 14||Deborah Zamer (WFP)||N/A|
|Ward 15||Tom Hoey (I)(WFP)||Joseph Kilmer|
(I) = incumbent
(WFP) = also appearing on Working Families Party line
(C) = also appear on Conservative Party line