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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Political Courage


Our August 9 meeting was at the country’s oldest theme park – Santa’s Workshop in Wilmington NY. We had a good turnout for Assembly Member Matt Simpson’s visit, which ran 1.5 hours – as with most of our meetings, over time and we still had plenty to talk about. I didn’t vote for him, but…

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July, Already


Our July meeting at the Acres pavilion featured three candidates: Tom Matszewski, Independent candidate for Jay Town Clerk, plus Democrats Matt Stanley, candidate for Jay Town Supervisor, and Knut Sauer, candidate for Jay Town Council. Tom introduced himself and answered questions from us. His campaign Facebook page is here. Matt and Knut updated us on…

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Remember Non-virtual Meetings?

AAPOA Pavilion

UPDATE:  Schedule meeting will be held via Zoom. Back in the day, we had in-person JDC meetings. Then we Zoomed. Now, perhaps, we know enough to cautiously resume in-person meetings – but outside, where, combined with social distancing and common sense, there’s a low risk of virus transmission. The plan is to hold our June…

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Zooming Along…

We had a rousing Zoom meeting on Monday (thanks, Knut)  many attendees, almost an hour and a half! There will be a town board meeting tomorrow night (4-9) closed to the public but recorded and available on the Town of Jay’s website. Wally updated us on the Cobb campaign and the challenges of going virtual….

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Jay Dems Online

video conferencing

We meet monthly, typically the Monday at 6:00pm before the regular monthly Town of Jay meeting day. Our meetings are held at the Au Sable Forks Library …we’ll do our part to minimize transmission of the coronavirus. So our next JDC meeting is scheduled for May11th, 2020 at 6:00pm Online.

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Next JDC Meeting

…we’ll do our part to minimize transmission of the coronavirus.  The next JDC meeting is tentatively scheduled for 11th 2020 at 6:00pm. For a little good news, our candidate & delegate petitions are complete and will be submitted to the ECDC today, March 16th, 2020.  I hope everyone stays safe!  Frank Pagano JDC Chair

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