It appears we will have a contest for the soul of the Democratic Party in September if VanBlarcum gets enough valid signatures on his petitions.
The traveling replica of the Vietnam Wall will be coming to Saugerties July 19-22 for public viewing at Cantine Field.
I don’t think it takes a political scientist to figure out how Delgado won this thing. He laid it out at one of the innumerable debates among the candidates. “I am the one man on this stage that has the fundraising ability and the organization to win in November,” he told the audience.
Why did Joe Maloney switch? He told me the Democrats listened to him while the Republicans marched in lockstep.
With 99 percent of election districts reporting, Antonio Delgado of Rhinebeck has a substantial lead over Gareth Rhodes of Kerhonkson in the seven-way race for the Democratic nomination in the 19th Congressional District.
Hugh sizes up the Democratic Congressional primary race.
First-term supervisor Shannon Harris is focusingon issues like access to the Hudson and Rondout, agri-tourism, and hamlet-specific issues. (Town residents, unless they’re from the hamlet of Esopus, tend to say they live in Ulster Park, Port Ewen, St. Remy or one of the other hamlets.)
After a decade-long effort, Marbletown’s town board has approved connecting SUNY Ulster to the High Falls water district, but not without the expression of some concerns from residents who may also want access to the new pipeline.
It would appear that running for Congress is good for your health. After months and months of grueling campaigning, the Democratic candidates in the local congressional primary are in pretty good shape, however harried and weary at this point.
Congressman John Faso, facing a difficult campaign against the opponent who emerges from the seven-way Democratic primary, has embraced VanBlarcum like a long-lost brother.