Smith announces she won't run; makes endorsement

Posted at: 04/09/2013 12:03 PM
Updated at: 04/09/2013 12:24 PM
By: WNYT Staff

ALBANY - City Common Council Member Barbara Smith held a news conference Tuesday morning to announce her plans for the future, which do not involve running for re-election.

Smith was first elected to the council in 2005.

She serves the city’s Fourth Ward.

Smith endorsed Kelly Kimbrough, an Albany Police officer.

Kimbrough says he will retire from the department if elected.