September 15 Meeting Featuring Guest Roy Holzer

Roy at Pavilion

Turnout was great, the parking lot at the pavilion was almost full! I think I speak for others in attendance last night: Wilmington Town Supervisor Roy Holzer was a terrific guest speaker. I’m impressed that our committee respectfully hosts Republicans and politely holds them accountable, too. Roy demonstrated an impressive grasp of local issues and…

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August 15 Meeting

Minutes from Monday, August 15 meeting of the Jay/Wilmington Democratic Committee Meeting conducted at the Au Sable Acres Pavilion. In Attendance: Frank and Sue Pagano, Knut and Marisol Sauer, Herb and Lisa Pace, Marie-Anne and Charlotte Ward, Tim Follos, Melinda Beuf, Joe De Marco and Mary Ann Dee Frank called meeting to order at 7:08…

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July 11, 2022 Meeting

Jean Lapper, Democratic NY State Senate candidate for our district (NY45)

This month’s guest speaker was Jean Lapper, Democratic NY State Senate candidate for our district (NY45) against Republican incumbent Dan Stec. District is 6900 sq. miles including Clinton, Essex, Franklin and Warren and parts of St. Lawrence and Washington Counties. She’s a CPA (and mom!) originally from Long Island, but living in Queensbury for the…

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2022 Voting by Absentee Ballot Deadlines

FOR JUNE 28 PRIMARY ELECTION Date Deadline Information June 13 Last day to for board of elections to receive an application or letter of application by mail, or send an email or fax for an absentee ballot. June 27 Last day to apply IN-PERSON for absentee ballot. June 28 Last day to postmark ballot. Must…

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Minutes of Monday May 9, 2022 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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