Saratoga County D.A. running for county court judge

Posted at: 02/13/2014 3:58 PM
Updated at: 02/14/2014 12:00 PM
By: Mark Mulholland

Saratoga County District Attorney Jim Murphy is running for Saratoga County court judge.

The long-time prosecutor will formally announce his candidacy on Friday, to replace Judge Jerry Scarano who will be retiring at the end of this year.

Murphy has been district attorney for 17 years. Prior to that, he was an assistant district attorney for 10 years. 

Murphy, 52, will likely be the Republican and Conservative candidate. No Democrats have announced yet.