Karen Heggen Saratoga County District Attorney

D.A. Karen Heggen announces bid for re-election

MALTA – Saratoga County District Attorney Karen Heggen announced her intent to run for re-election on Thursday, Feb. 22 at a press conference held at the Hyatt Place Hotel in Malta.

Heggen, Saratoga County’s first female District Attorney, spent time highlighting the accomplishments of her team over the last four years and outlining her vision moving forward.

WATCH coverage by WNYT

READ Karen Heggen Named State Senate Woman of Distinction

READ Heggen Sworn In as Acting D.A.

District Attorney Karen Heggen has over 25 years of experience prosecuting cases, has been involved in over 50 felony trials, and supervises a staff of over 30 people. In addition, she has a greater than 95 percent conviction rate on felonies in County Court.

Heggen is being challenged by Republican Gerard Amedio. The two will face off in a fall 2018 primary.


Publisher, Senior Sales Executive, Coach and Revenue Team Leader. An out-of-the-box Creative and Publisher, by news industry standards, in a marketplace that is rich with history, tradition and fierce community loyalty. A defender of news reporters, journalists and free speech, no matter what.

Copyright © All rights reserved.