Trump, Sanders and Kasich All Coming to Capital Region Monday

One day and three candidates are scheduled in the Albany area Monday.  Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and John Kasich all make their case with Capital Region voters ahead of next Tuesday's suddenly-crucial New York primary. Barry Wygel has more from outside the Times Union Center, with a preview of a busy day ahead.


Coming off his win in Wyoming, Bernie Sanders is making his way to Albany on Monday.

Sanders will be holding a rally on Monday at the Washington Avenue Armory at 2 p.m. 

The venue can hold more than 4,000 people.

Tickets aren't required for the rally and admission is on a first come, first served basis. People are encouraged to sign up ahead of time online.

During the rally, the following road closures and busing schedule changes are in effect: 

  • No parking on Elk Street between Dove and Lark Streets between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • The CDTA bus stop outside the Armory will not be available starting at 10:30 a.m. It will be back in service after 4:30 p.m.
  • Passengers can use the stop on Dove Street during that time.

JOHN KASICH - 2:30 p.m. 

John Kasich is rallying with supporters in Troy and Saratoga Springs on Monday.

He's hoping to swing some of the vote his way in next week's election.

He's holding two events, the first is a town hall at LaSalle Institute in Troy, that starts at 2:30 p.m.

For the rally, the North Greenbush Police have put the following parking restrictions into effect from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.: 

  • Drivers are encouraged to take a different route if they use Williams Road and South Road (in Hudson Valley Community College).
  • Roadway modifications could result in portions of Williams Road to be detoured.
  • Established parking areas are Lasalle Institute, St. Michael's Church and Hudson Valley Community College. 

Second, he'll head to the Saratoga Springs City Center for a second event at 5:30 p.m.


Republican front runner Donald Trump is also bringing his campaign to the Capital Region on Monday.

His event is at 7 p.m. at the Times Union Center.

Doors will open to the public at 4 p.m.

Trump is the expected favorite among republicans in the New York primary and is expected to draw big crowds. As a precaution, the following road closures and bus schedule changes are in effect on Monday:

  • South Pearl Street from Beaver Street to Hudson Avenue will be closed from 9 a.m. until midnight.
  • No parking on South Pearl Street from State to Market Street.
  • CDTA bus stops outside of the TU center will not be available.
  • Passengers can use the stop at Ten Eyck Plaza at North Pearl and State Streets.
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