In the 19th Congressional seat, incumbent Republican Chris Gibson is self-imposing term limits while contemplating a run for state office.

A new law will allow police access to child abuse records, and require an employee of the Office of Children and Family Services to be available to overrule denials of records by local social services, in the case of a missing child.

Rare GOP victories Tuesday include Guilderland's Mark Grimm taking District 29 and Knox's Travis Stevens holding the 31st.

Republican incumbent county legislator Travis Stevens says his Democratic challenger owes his family an apology, but Nicolas Viscio says he didn't send the aggressive flyer and, besides, he thinks it's true.