On Tuesday, we will be going to the polls to cast our votes for the individuals who will lead this great country and our local communities. The RNC, as well as our local Republican Committee, have thrown their support behind a very talented, competent and qualified group of candidates. I would like to take this opportunity to tell you about them and ask for your support for them when you vote.
Traci DiMezza is running for Gloversville's City Court judge. I find Traci to be a well-qualified candidate. She has demonstrated honesty, integrity and thoughtfulness. She has remained confident and respectful despite the negative campaigning and tricks of her opponent's team. She has kept her campaign positive, focused on her strengths and vision for the City Court. I have gotten to know Traci throughout her campaign, and I am impressed by how competently and professionally she has carried herself. Traci has gained my utmost respect.
In the Fourth Judicial District race for Supreme Court justice, we have Judges Joseph Sise and Felix Catena, and attorneys John Ellis and Tom Buchanan. All four have extensive qualifications for the jobs and are individuals of outstanding character, honesty and integrity. All four seats are up; you can vote for all four candidates.
Sen. Hugh Farley and Assemblyman Marc Butler have represented Fulton County for many years. They have an office in Johnstown and are easily accessible.
All of Fulton County is now in the 21st Congressional District, and our Republican candidate is Matt Doheny. Matt has been here in Fulton County numerous times talking with people like you and me, businessmen and women, and listening to our concerns.
Wendy Long is running for a U.S. Senate seat.
Dennis Horton is running for assessor in Broadalbin.
If you have been wavering as to whom to vote for president, consider this as a deal-breaker. Ambassador Stevens and three other men were left to die in Benghazi. We learned within 24 hours, this president campaigned in Vegas, was on a radio show and was on "The View" commenting about being "eye candy." Four Americans waited for help; it did not come. This is beyond words.
I will take the successful records of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan over this administration any day. I'm 100 percent behind our Republican candidates.
SUSAN E. McNEIL
Fulton County Republican Committee