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Rep. Antonio Delgado appointed Lt. Governor

In a press release issued this morning, Governor Kathy Hochul announced that she is appointing Representative Antonio Delgado to serve as Lieutenant Governor of New York.  Rep. Delgado …

Monticello primary to be held Tuesday

MONTICELLO — Registered Democrats in the Village of Monticello will head to the polls on Tuesday, January 25 when they’ll vote in a primary to nominate two candidates to run for trustee …

Fallsburg supervisors race goes on

FALLSBURG — Five weeks after Election Day, Fallsburg still does not have a confirmed winner for the Town Supervisor position. As the Sullivan County Board of Elections (SCBOE) reissued …

Recount at the Board of Elections

SULLIVAN — A little more than four weeks after Election Day the Sullivan County Board of Elections (SCBOE) released their officially certified results on the county website on Wednesday. As …
Rieber reelected Thompson Supervisor as Mace concedes
THOMPSON – Although official numbers have yet to be released from the Sullivan County Board of Elections, incumbent Town of Thompson Supervisor William Rieber Jr. claimed a “comfortable …
Fallsburg race is not over yet
FALLSBURG—Before the Sullivan County Board of Elections began to count the 990 absentee ballots for the 2021 election, both Fallsburg candidates for the supervisor race have filed lawsuits over …
Haas holds off Pizzolato in Highland
ELDRED – Incumbent Town of Highland Supervisor Donald Jeff Haas declared victory earlier this week over challenger John Pizzolato. Haas had a 25-vote lead prior to absentees being counted on …
Unofficial Election Results Released: Few surprises locally
The following is a list of unofficial results from the Sullivan County Board of Elections covering all Sullivan County races except for contested supervisor races. SULLIVAN — Nearly …
Contested races inspire turnout
SULLIVAN COUNTY –– What a difference a contested race makes.Seven of Sullivan County’s fifteen elected supervisors had opposition this year and those townships saw in­creased …
Town of Neversink Supervisor race
NEVERSINK — Voters in the Town of Neversink are headed to the polls this year to decide a hotly contested race for town justice, but they also have a choice for town supervisor. Running on …
Eggleton eyes reelection in Rockland
Editor’s note: The Democrat attempted to reach out to Eggleton’s opponent Curtis Varner, who is running on the Republican and Hudson Valley party lines, but did not hear back by …
Richard S. Baum
I was born and raised in Sullivan County. I grew up and currently reside with my family in the Town of Thompson. I graduated from Monticello High School, Wesleyan University and attended law school …