Letters To The Editor - Page 2


Dulkis: Experience Vital for Clerk Post

The County clerk election this November is an important election. Party lines aside, people need to ask themselves a very important question—in an office which handles very important transactions on a daily basis (DBAs, legal name changes, deed filings and so much more) you need to ask yourself; do you want the office to continue to function, or do you want to run the risk of documents not being recorded/filed accurately or in a timely fashion?…


Drnek: Benton is Willing, Experienced

A passion for the promise of a better future, and a burning desire to play a leadership role in realizing our county’s potential. An ability to identify opportunities for cooperation and collaboration, and a willingness to listen to others and entertain new ideas.…


Baker: Basile Dedicated and Hard Working

I have worked with Jennifer for many years and the county of Otsego needs her expertise and knowledge of being deputy county clerk to move the county forward. I can say with confidence that she is one of the most dedicated and hardworking individuals I have ever met.…



In a news brief from the MacGuire Benton campaign published last week, it was incorrectly stated that Jennifer Basile—Benton’s opponent in the race for Otsego County clerk—had challenged his nomination petitions to run as a candidate on the Customer Service Independent Party line in the upcoming election.…

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