County GOP Backs Devlin For 4th Term

County GOP Backs

Devlin For 4th Term

Fernandez Plans Primary Challenge

Bob Fernandez
Rich Devlin

MILFORD – The Otsego County Republican Committee endorsed county Sheriff Richard J. Devlin Jr. Saturday for a fourth term, according to county Chairman Vice Casale.

Casale said retired state trooper Bob Fernandez said he will circulate petitions to primary Devlin in a Sept. 10 primary.

The GOP chair said the secret ballot garnered 2-1 support for Devlin.  Fernandez said the actual count was 42-27.

Both Devlin, a Milford resident, and Fernandez, Otego, addressed the county committee, meeting in the community center here.

The committee also endorsed John Salka, the Brookfield town supervisor, to run a third time against Assemblyman Bill Magee, and county Judge John Lambert, Cooperstown, for a second term.


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