MALTA – The new Reform Party of New York State announced a full slate of reform-minded candidates.
According to a press release received, they said “the slate endorsed represents real change with candidates that have practical, real-world experience.”
In Malta, the Reform Party endorsed:
- Supervisor – Vince DeLucia, retired school administrator and lifelong resident;
- Council – Tim Dunn, VP of local small business, semiconductor and economic development veteran;
- Council – Craig Warner, 30+ years of experience as engineer for GE, spearheaded first robotics competition;
- Clerk – Patty Ruggles, local business and community leader;
- Tax Receiver – Sharon Schiera, local business and community leader;
- Highway Superintendent – Roger Crandall, lifelong Town resident and construction manager.
“The Reform Party candidates selected in Malta will focus on: keeping Malta tax-free, smart growth, the highest insistence on ethics and listening to residents,” the press release continued.
Rob Astorino, the Westchester county executive, Reform Party founder and 2014 gubernatorial candidate, said, “I’m thrilled to be able to lend my support to this great ticket in Malta. As I saw when running for governor, the residents of New York want change – and this team in Malta has the tools to provide positive change for the future.”
Ted Willette, the chairman of the town of Malta’s Republican Party, said, “We heard our voters loud and clear – they want change. Our slate of endorsed candidates will be the positive change needed in town hall, focused on reforming town ethics laws and delivering a higher standard. We’re thrilled to have the Reform Party endorse our entire slate of GOP candidates.”
Established as the “Stop Common Core Party” in the 2014 Gubernatorial election, the Reform Party is making its first local endorsements as it establishes itself as a player in statewide politics.
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