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Former New Castle Town Supervisor Ivy Pool Endorses Democrats for New Castle

June 18, 2021

"I have known all four of these candidates for years. They have been in the trenches doing the work, in elected office, on volunteer boards and committees, and helping other Democrats, like me, get elected. They are workers and doers. Ask anyone who has served on the town board, and they will tell you that the best Board members are those who do the work and are all about service."

 

Examiner Candidate Profiles: New Castle Dems’ Slates Vie for Party’s Nomination for Town Board

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Incumbent Lori Morton, who won a special election last November for the final year of current Supervisor Ivy Pool’s council term from the 2017 election, returns to retain her seat. She is joined by running mate Michael Weinberg in his first run for public office.

Lieutinent Governor Kathy Hochul Endorses Democrats for New Castle

June 17, 2021

"The Democratic slate running for New Castle Town Board will bring executive management experience, community perspective, and they are committed to bettering the lives of town residents," said Hochul. "Whether it's modernizing infrastructure, improving parks and recreational amenities, or boosting small businesses, we need Democratic elected leadership on New Castle's Town Board to get the job done. That is why I urge New Castle residents to vote for Democrats Holly McCall, Lori Morton, Michael Weinberg, and Jennifer Bounds in the upcoming primary election on June 22."

 

Examiner Profile on Holly McCall: McCall Hopes to Transition From School Board to Town Governance

June 17, 2021

“I started to think, especially in light of some of the tension between the school board and the Town Board during the last year, I felt it was kind of a unique opportunity to make that bridge and maybe, hopefully, repair some of the relationship that was less than ideal the past year."

Westchester County Executive George Latimer Endorses Democrats for New Castle

June 2, 2021

"Holly McCall, Lori Morton, Michael Weinberg and Jen Bounds are dedicated public servants who wish to make New Castle a more thriving, equitable and sustainable town. They care about the totality of the community, not just one issue."

 

Hudson Valley Stonewall Democrats Endorse Democrats for New Castle

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June 1, 2021

“The candidates on the Democrats4NewCastle slate are the clear choice for New Castle,” said Hudson Valley Stonewall Democrats president Anthony Nicodemo. “They’ve demonstrated skills, integrity and the commitment to diversity and equality that set them apart from the other candidates in the race.”

 

NYS Senator Pete Harckham Endorses Democrats for New Castle

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May 24, 2021

"Holly, Lori, Jennifer and Michael are dedicated to their community and have worked long and hard on the most important issues of the day," said Harckham. "Their breadth of experience and understanding in terms of governance will benefit New Castle residents, especially in these challenging times."

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Assembly Member Chris Burdick Endorses Democrats for New Castle

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May 5, 2021

“I am delighted to endorse and strongly support the election of Holly McCall for Town Supervisor, the re-election of Lori Morton to the Town Board, and the election of Michael Weinberg and Jennifer Bounds to the Town Board.”

 

"Every member of the team is skilled in listening to members of the community. They also recognize the importance of being responsive and achieving consensus. I am confident that they would lead well, and I endorse them enthusiastically.”

Westchester County Fair Campaign Practices

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February 23, 2021

Democrats 4 New Castle 2021 Candidates all commit to following the principles outlined by Westchester County Fair Campaign Practices Committee:


The Westchester County Fair Campaign Practices Committee believes that candidates should conduct their campaigns in accordance with the following principles:

  • The candidate will conduct a campaign for public office openly and fairly, focusing on issues and qualifications.

  • The candidate will not use or condone any campaign material or advertisement that misstates, misrepresents or distorts material fact or any communication that misleads the public.

  • The candidate will neither engage in nor be involved with false or misleading attacks upon the character of an opponent, nor in invasions of privacy unrelated to fitness for office.

  • The candidate will not participate in or condone any appeal to prejudice.

  • The candidate will clearly identify by name the funding source of all advertisements and campaign literature published and distributed.

  • The candidate will not abuse the Westchester County Fair Campaign Practices Committee process in order to obtain political advantage. This includes, but is not limited to announcing that he/she has filed a complaint, or quoting from the Committee’s Findings unless the individual Finding cited is quoted in its entirety. The Committee considers selective quotation or misrepresentation of its Findings to be an unfair campaign practice.

  • The candidate will publicly repudiate materials or actions made on behalf of their candidacy that violate this Statement of Principles.

 

New Castle Democratic Committee Endorses 2021 Candidates

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February 16, 2021

The New Castle Democratic Committee, activists from every part of this town, has unanimously voted to endorse a strong group of candidates who will keep New Castle and Westchester County moving forward in the coming years. At the County level, the committee will support George Latimer and Tim Idoni, seeking reelection as County Executive and County Clerk, and Vedat Gashi, seeking reelection to the County Legislature. At the local level, the Committee endorsed five candidates, Holly McCall for Town Supervisor, Lori Morton for re-election to the Town Board and, Michael Weinberg and Jennifer Bounds who are seeking first terms on the New Castle Town Board, and Noah Sorkin, seeking reelection as Town Judge.