Saratoga Springs prides itself on its intense local politics. Below is a list of local political blogs and links to the candidates webpages.
Here is the results of our survey of Saratoga Springs voters in the 2007 City Election.
Here is my overview of candidates and issues in the 2007 city election.
I think the two most thoughtful, funny, well researched and interesting local political blogs are:
i-Saratoga by "Horatio Alger".
DisUtopia of Saratoga Springs- by "Ben Arnold"
Non-Political Saratoga Springs Blog
Downtown Susie Brown a guide to "latest trends, great gift ideas, and delicious food and drink" in Saratoga Springs by my hip friend Susan Brown.
Saratogian City Beat --
by the Saratogian to supplement its print coverage of politics in Saratoga Springs.
Times Union Local Politics Blog on Saratoga Springs Politics
Saratoga Snippets by the Post Star
A Farmhouse Manifesto - a Skidmore students blog on national politics
Political Blogs- most are pretty predictable in their political views and often thin on original research, although not always. All are pro- Val Keehn, I am not aware of any GOP counterparts.
Saratoga Spirit Blog- Representing
the spirit of Saratoga Springs Democrats
Upstate Blue: Progresive Politics in Upstate New York
Saratogians for Good Government - another pro Val, anti- McTygue blog
The Politicker-- written by Josh Benson of the New York Observer
Empire Zone Blog a blog from the metropolitan staff of The Times about politics in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, supplementing our news coverage
The Empire Page-- links to NY politics and news
New York Civic -- the newest Good Government Group in Albany founded in 2002 and dedicated to bringing media attention to important issues using the Internet, press events, commentaries, public fora, and public testimonies
The Daily Politics by Bob Smith -- a running conversation about New York's political scene through the Daily News.
UpstateBlog.Net on upstate NY economy published by the Public Policy Institute, a conservative business think tank.
NY1's Political ItCH
Room Eight New York Politics
Gotham Gazette New York City News and Policy published each weekday by the Citizens Union Foundation of the City of New York, the non-profit research and education affiliate of a good-government group that dates back to 1897.
The Gothamists NY politics
Urban Elephants - NYC GOP bloggers
2007 Saratoga Springs City Council
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