NY-27 Candidate Events

The following people are 2018 Democratic Candidates for the NY-27 Congressional office: Nick Stankevich, Sean Bunny, and Tom Casey.  Candidates (current and new) are welcome to keep us up to date on their events. We’ll try to keep a running list here of local events (those within a 30-40 minute drive) that you can attend to find out more about each candidate. Please engage and support our candidates as we work towards replacing Chris Collins next year.

November 24, 2017, 4-6 PM: Meet and Greet with Sean Bunny, Rock Bottom Kitchen and Bar, 6261 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY

November 29, 2017, 6:30 – 9:00 PM: Campaign Fundraiser for Nick Stankevich, Genesee Country Inn Bed & Breakfast, 948 George Street, Mumford, NY

December 2017 Committee Meeting & Holiday Party

The Orleans County Democratic Committee will next gather on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 6:00 PM for a combined committee meeting and holiday party. Appetizers will be provided; drinks and dinner available to order separately. Please contact a committee member for more information if you are a Democrat that is interested in attending. We welcome you to get involved!

The page on Committee Meetings has information about our meetings.

Postcards in Gaines

Some registered Democrats that live in the Town of Gaines received postcards in the mail about our endorsed candidates Susan Heard and Joseph Grube. These postcards were not sent by the Orleans County Democratic Committee. Dalton Mitchell (Dem), son of Debra Mitchell (No party affiliation; Conservative candidate for Gaines Town Clerk), says that he created the postcards.

For this fall’s election 2 Gaines residents expressed interest in running for Town of Gaines office as registered Democrats: Joyce Riley (was Ind., now Dem.) for Councilperson and Toni Plummer (Dem) for Town Judge. No Democrat expressed an interest in running for Gaines Supervisor, Clerk, or 2nd Councilperson.

The Town of Gaines Democrats held a caucus and were happy to nominate the 2 Democrats. With no other Democratic candidates to support for town office the caucus members were then free to nominate (or not) whomever they saw fit. Susan Heard and Joseph Grube were so nominated by the majority of the Democrats who voted in our Town of Gaines caucus. Though both are active Republicans they have reached out and engaged local Democrats at several of our events: including our summer picnic, fall dinner, and candidate meet and greets.

We encourage more Orleans Democrats to consider running for office, joining our town Democratic Committees (where we have many openings), and attending our meetings and public events. Make the Orleans County Democratic Party YOUR Democratic Party by getting involved!

Help Us Canvass This Friday

Join NY-27 Canvassing Crew and help elect Dems in 2017!

In Orleans County, Al Capurso and Fred Miller are running for County Legislature and Tonia Ettinger is running for County Judge.

Please Join us this Friday, October 27 at 3:00 PM at Tim Hortons, 161 S Main St, Albion, New York 14411. We will be walking from 3:30 – 6:30 PM.

Candidate Meet and Greets

1. A Meet & Greet for Democratic Candidates will be held at the Pullman Memorial Universalist Church, 10 East Park Street, Albion on Friday, October 20 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM.

2. A Meet & Greet for Gaines Democratic Party Endorsed Candidates will be held at Watts Farm Country Market, 3121 Oak Orchard Road, Albion (Rt. 98, north of 5 corners) on Friday, October 27, 5:00 – 7:00 PM. Refreshments served.

Announcement in Batavia

The following event has been postponed.

Fellow New Yorker,
Join the governor’s office and Empire State Development on Friday, September 29th for an announcement in Batavia.

WHEN: Friday, September 29th at 1:40 PM
WHERE: Batavia City Hall, 1 Batavia City Center, Batavia, NY 14020
*Guests should park in the East parking lot

Please RSVP to Conor McMahon at Conor.Mcmahon@exec.ny.gov.

Thank you for your support, hope to see you on Friday.

2017 Endorsed Candidates

Please support our 2017 Endorsed Democratic Candidates on election day, Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Yard signs are available for Al Capurso and Tonia Ettinger. Please send us an email at info@orleansdemocrats.com if you would like one.

Office Candidate
Orleans Legislature District 3 Fred Miller
Orleans Legislature At Large Al Capurso
Orleans County Judge Tonia Ettinger
State Supreme Court Justice Lynn Wessel Keane
State Supreme Court Justice Erin M. Peradotto
Barre Town Supervisor Cyndy VanLieshout
Barre Town Clerk Maureen Beach
Gaines Town Supervisor Joseph Grube
Gaines Town Clerk Susan M. Heard
Gaines Town Councilperson Joyce Riley
Gaines Town Judge Toni Plummer
Kendall Town Clerk Janet A. Bolton