Thursday, September 26, 2013

Sean Eldridge | Why I'm running

Sean Eldridge Announces Candidacy for Congress

Sean Eldridge
Sean Eldridge, the founder and president of business investment company Hudson River Ventures, has formally launched his bid for the Democratic nomination in New York’s 19th Congressional District.

Eldridge, 27, a Shokan resident and the husband of Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, launched his long-rumored campaign with a video on his website Sunday night September 22nd and issued a press release about his run on Monday. In the video, Eldridge talks about building his family, home and business in the Hudson Valley and how the area needs “an independent voice who will fight for us.”

Eldridge will will face Republican incumbent Chris Gibson in Congressional District NY-19 in the 2014 election.

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Saturday, September 21, 2013

Labor Endorses Columbia County Democratic Candidates

The Upper Hudson Central Labor Council has endorsed Mike Winnie for Columbia County Sheriff, Lee Jamison for Stuyvesant Supervisor and Taghkanic Town Councilman Lawrence Kadish for Taghkanic Town Supervisor.

In the City of Hudson, the Labor Council endorsed Victor Mendolia's campaign for Mayor along with eight other Hudson candidates. The chapter endorsed Don Moore in his bid to return as Common Council president, Supervisor William Hughes Jr in his reelection and six candidates for Alderman, incumbent David Marston in the 1st Ward, incumbent Abdus Miah and newcomers Tiffany Garriga in the 2nd Ward, Henry Haddad in the 3rd Ward, Alexis Keith in the 4th Ward, and Megan Carr in the 5th Ward.

 In other races, Landra Haber and Kandace Eaton were endorsed for Chatham Town Board.

The Labor Council announced the full slate of their endorsements at Harvest Spirits in Valatie on Wednesday September 18th The Council, which is part of the Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation represents thousands of Columbia County union members.

Read more in the Register-Star