Campaign Updates


With ‘Designated Petitioning” over the field of NY recognized party candidates for Congress has been reduced to two. Recognized parties are Democrats, Republicans, Working Family Party, and Conservative. The two are: Paula Collins, Democrat and guest speaker at Monday’s meeting, and NY21’s own version of Marjorie Taylor Greene, Elise Stefanik. Ms. Stefanik obviously has higher…

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ECDC Meeting Notes

Meeting Notes

Lots of energy in January’s meeting: Assembly Member Billy Jones (D) joined from Albany, where the legislature is in session. He represents the 115th district, which includes Jay, Wilmington, Keene, St. Armand, and North Elba. Currently the priority is the state budget, targeted for April 1. Redistricting ‘absolutely’ won’t affect the 115th and probably the…

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June 28, 2023 Essex County Democratic Committee Meeting Notes

Town Hall - Sunday September 17th, 4pm at Santa's Workshop in Wilmington NY

Candidates Chris Daly (Keene Town Council), Laura Driessigacker-Hooker (Wilmington Town Council) and Tim Follos (Wilmington Town Supervisor) discussed their campaigns. Tim and Laura reminded the committee of the upcoming event at UJAC. Yesterday’s primary results were summarized. There was only one Democratic town primary, in Westport and Jen Williams (Town Council) won. Countywide turnout was…

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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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