Antigunnger running for Saugerties Town Board

Hudson Valley 1 reports:

“Six candidates are running for two slots on the ballot for the Saugerties Town BoardKevin Freeman, at a candidates’ forum in May, emphasized “compassion and empathy” and a candidate’s “moral compass” over political issues in deciding on a candidate. He noted that “security, education and our natural resources are all concepts that transcend party affiliation. Freeman said he has been involved in politics since joining the Democratic Committee five years ago. He referred to his experience as an election inspector and a census enumerator. He is at this time the secretary of the Town of Saugerties Zoning Board of Appeals. Freeman has the endorsement of the Saugerties Democratic Committee. He has worked with such organizations as a Citizen Action and New Yorkers Against Gun Violence. “I’ve registered voters and I’ve stood in the rain and snow in marches for women’s rights, Black Lives Matter and organized labor. He has held jobs in information technology and assistant administrator, as well as having been a laborer and worked in retail, he said. Among ideas he said he favors are participatory budgeting, ranked choice voting as ways of encouraging conversions about our future …”

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