The Columbia County Republican Committee, including Committeemen from the Town of Claverack, gathered Monday night at Kozel's restaurant to hold their annual Nominating Convention.
At this year's convention, candidates for Congress (NY-19), New York State Senate (District 43) and New York State Assembly (Districts 106, 107 and 102) were nominated.
(L-to-R) Candidate for Assembly Dean Michael, Assemblyman Jake Ashby, Senator Daphne Jordan, Columbia County Republican Party Chairman Greg Fingar, Candidate for Congress Kyle Van De Water, Columbia County Clerk Holly Tanner)
Of note to Claverack, the following candidates were put forth and unanimously endorsed at the Convention:
FOR CONGRESS: Kyle Van De Water
FOR NY SENATE: (Our great!) Senator Daphne Jordan
FOR NY ASSEMBLY: Dean Michael
Kyle Van De Water is an Army Veteran and Attorney who promises to bring the fight to Antonio Delgado. Senator Daphne Jordan is our wonderful New York State Senator who has done much for Columbia County and our Town of Claverack! Dean Michael is local businessman who has lived here for 50 years and will restore our voice in Albany when he replaces Didi Barrett.
Please join us in supporting these great candidates!