Minutes of Monday May 9, 2021 Meeting

(Prepared by Marie-Anne Azar Ward) This month featured guest speaker, Au Sable Valley Central School District School Board candidate Shannon Stanley, wife of Jay Town Supervisor, Matt Stanley. (The school board election is May 17 from noon to 9pm in the cafeteria at the Middle School – High School in Clintonville.) The meeting was called…

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ECDC Notes from April 26 Meeting

Essex County Dem Committee Meeting notes: Treasurer’s report shows around $7300 balance…not bad. If you receive an absentee ballot and change your mind to vote in person, you’ll have to vote via provisional ballot (affidavit). That’s a change to accommodate the new process of opening absentee ballots and counting them as they are received. This…

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April’s Meeting

It was in person! And we had a guest! And it was cold when the sun went down. Matt Purtorti, Congressional candidate for NY21 spoke to us and answered questions. We had a large turnout and it was so nice to see everyone in person again. Given today’s polarized and toxic political environment, it’s reassuring…

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April 11 Meeting

Monday April 11, 2021 at 7pm.   This is an in-person meeting at the Au Sable Acres Pavilion   Agenda   Guest Speaker is Matt Putorti, Congressional candidate for NY-21.   The following agenda items will be discussed as time permits. Frank – Review of last meeting’s minutes. Frank – ECDC March meeting notes. Frank…

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ECDC March 29, 2022 Meeting

Good Zoom turnout for the March meeting, I joined after the Commissioner’s report so I don’t have that status. Maggie discussed the redistricting impact including the court challenge. So far, the biggest effect is that Essex County will be divided into two Assembly district. All except North Elba, Keene, Jay and Wilmington will remain in…

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Minutes of the Jay/Wilmington Democratic Committee

Monday, March 14 at 7 pm Via Zoom In attendance: Joe DeMarco, Marilou Dooley, Sue Gettens, Allen Fitz-Gerald, Melinda and Peter Beuf, Eliana Godoy, Frank and Sue Pagano, Knut and Marisol Sauer, Jody Hart, guests Holly Dixon, Michael Fergot, Hannah Giltner, and Matt Castelli (candidate for US Congress). Meeting called to order at 7:02 pm…

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Interesting Website

This website discloses donors and amounts given to local, county and state Republican and Democratic committees. Yes, we are listed.https://publicreporting.elections.ny.gov/CandidateCommitteeDisclosure/CandidateCommitteeDisclosure

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JWDC Meeting conducted over Zoom on 1/10/22

JWDC Meeting conducted over Zoom on 1/10/22. Fifteen attendees. Guest: Lonny Koons, Primary Candidate for 21st Congressional District. Resolved – Resolution calling for change in NY Dem Party Leadership revised and sent to ECDC for discussion at Jan 24 meeting. Thanks to Gene Hoffman for unsuccessfully running for JFD Commissioner. The election process seemed a…

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