Democrats announce endorsed candidates for 2019 election

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 5 June 2019 at 9:31 am

The Orleans County Democratic Party has announced its endorsements for candidates at the town and county level for the Nov. 5 election.

Fred Miller

The party is backing Fred Miller of Albion for another two-year term on Orleans County Legislature. He represents a district that includes the towns of Albion and Gaines.

Miller, owner of a hardware store in Albion, is the lone Democrat on the seven-member County Legislature. He was first elected to the Legislature in November 2013. Republicans haven’t run a candidate against him since then.

The Democratic Party endorsed the following for town offices:

• Albion – Darlene Benton and Terry Wilbert for town council positions, and Michael Neidert for highway superintendent.

• Barre – Luann Tierney for a town councilwoman, Maureen Beach for town clerk, and Rick Root for town justice.

• Kendall – Margaret Lynn Szozda for town councilwoman.

• Ridgeway – Michael Maak for town supervisor.

• Shelby – Darlene Rich for town clerk and Michael O. Fuller for highway superintendent.

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