In a state infamously governed by “three men in a room,” three women want to take the helm of upstate cities.
Rochester and Albany can elect their first female mayors in November, when Lovely Warren and Kathy Sheehan will lead the Democratic ticket in the respective cities. In Syracuse, Stephanie Miner became that city’s first woman mayor four years ago and is seeking re-election without a major-party opponent.
If they’re elected, it would mark a historic first for New York: Three of its six largest cities would have women in the mayor’s office.
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