Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Labor Groups Make Endorsements in Hudson and County Races

The Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation
&
Upper Hudson Central Labor Council
have announced their endorsements in the
2011 Hudson and Columbia County elections
UH CLC President Mike Lonigro presents the Labor Group's Endorsed Candidates
The Endorsements
Hudson Races
Mayor - Nicholas Haddad
Common Council President - Donald A. Moore
1st Ward Supervisor - Sarah Hoe Sterling
4th Ward Supervisor - William Hughes
3rd Ward Supervisor - Ellen Thurston
1st Ward Aldermen (2 Seats) - Larissa Thomas & Dave Marston
County-Wide Races
County Court Judge - Richard Koweek
District Attorney - Eugene Keeler
County Treasurer - Peter Stoll
Hudson Democrats Chairman Victor Mendolia Speaks at Endorsement Announcement
Hudson Democrats Chair and newly elected Columbia County Democrats 1st Vice Chair, Victor Mendolia, spoke at the endorsement press conference saying.
The Hudson City Democratic Committee is grateful to have labor’s support in this years election.  The support of organized labor helped our five excellent Hudson candidates who faced primaries, to win those races by unheard of margins. Now we will continue working together, and go on to win in Hudson and Columbia County in November.
Columbia County Democrats Chair, Cyndy Hall speaks at the endorsement press conference
Newly elected Columbia County Democrats Chair, Cyndy Hall spoke at the endorsement press conference and had this to say.
The Columbia County Democrats, together with the Central Labor Council, will keep fighting for this county’s middle class.  We say no to the extreme right’s anti-worker agenda and are committed to saving and bringing in, living wage jobs.