SARATOGA SPRINGS — This November the voters of Saratoga Springs will have the opportunity to elect a new Saratoga Springs City Court Judge who will serve the city for the next decade. This is an important decision, as the City Court Judge has a huge responsibility as the gatekeeper for promoting the values and safety that make up the fabric of the community.
Andrew Blumenberg says he is proud to offer his experience for your consideration as a candidate for City Court Judge.
A complete newcomer to politics, Blumenberg is no stranger to City Court. Since 2007, he has been employed by the Saratoga County Public Defender’s Office and has been handling all of the cases assigned to that office out of Saratoga Springs City Court.
This is the busiest court in Saratoga County and Blumenberg, during that time, has handled over 5,000 criminal cases, ranging from the most serious felony cases down to minor traffic offenses. He has an intimate familiarity and understanding of the litigants, personnel and subject matter of the court. He claims his transition to the bench would be seamless and orderly.
In addition, for the past four years Blumenberg has been the First Assistant Public Defender of Saratoga County, in which his responsibilities have been to litigate the most serious and complex felony cases in county court.
Moreover, throughout his tenure in the Saratoga County Public Defender’s Office he has been the primary felony litigator and has successfully tried to jury verdict the most serious felony cases in the county. He was assigned to represent both guilty and innocent people.
Blumenberg says he is running for City Court Judge because Saratoga Springs is a very special and unique community, and he believes that city court can provide a valuable service to residents. His 10 years of experience working in this court will enhance his ability to be a positive representative of the people of Saratoga Springs. The top priority of his candidacy is to ensure that the law is applied equally and unbiased to all the citizens of Saratoga Springs.
The people of Saratoga Springs deserve a judge who they can trust and believe in, some- one who brings integrity, impar- tiality and intellect to the bench. Blumenberg says he looks for- ward to meeting many of you on the campaign trail, and earning your votes on Election Day.