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Familiar Halfmoon Democrat tries for another post

By Lombardo David
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

The Democratic supervisor hopeful from two years ago in Halfmoon is running again this year, but only for a seat on the Halfmoon Town Board.

Deanna Stephenson, who gave a hearty challenge to Republican incumbent Supervisor Mindy Wormuth in 2011, is one of two Democratic candidates vying for a seat on the town board. The other Democratic candidate is Joseph Christopher.

" I will provide balance, encourage smart growth, and promote sound, sustainable fiscal practices—three fundamental principles that have been absent from Halfmoon town government for some time," Stephenson said in a statement.

Christopher, who lacks the profile of Stephenson, is a lifelong resident of the town and teaches English at Greenwich High School. His decision to run stemmed from his commitment to the town.

“My platform is simple; I will provide the balance necessary to steer Halfmoon back to the middle and bring health to our system," Christopher said in a statement. “I’m a common person who goes to work each day to support a family."

The two candidates are also backed by the Independence and Working Families parties.

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