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Labor group backs Democratic candidates in Saratoga County

By Lombardo David
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The Saratoga Area Labor Council announced its support today for four Democratic candidates running in Saratoga County.

Halfmoon Town Board candidate Deanna Stephenson, Saratoga Springs Mayoral candidate Joanne Yepsen, Malta Town Supervisor candidate Cynthia Young and Saratoga Springs Supervisor candidate Peter Martin received endorsements.

SAR-ALC President Walt Lynds noted in a statement, "I want to thank all of the candidates that interviewed, as well as the dedicated Delegates who volunteered many hours of their time to thoughtfully and thoroughly screen them. We're looking forward to hitting the streets for our endorsed working class champions."

According to the group's statement, the endorsements were part of a process that spanned several weeks and required candidates to take written questionnaires and submit to interviews. The group has promised to deliver a targeted get out the vote campaign.

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