Document:New York Monroe County Press Release 22 May 2019 Libertarian Party of Monroe County Announces County Legislature Endorsements

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PRESS RELEASE: (May 22, 2019)

Libertarian Party of Monroe County Announces County Legislature Endorsements

Rochester, NY - The Libertarian Party of Monroe County is announcing its first round of candidate endorsements. The following candidates will be receiving the Libertarian Party ballot line in the Fall 2019 elections:

Jackie Smith - 2nd District (Clarkson, Hamlin, Sweden)

Tracy DiFlorio - 3rd District (Chili)

Frank Allkofer - 4th District (Gates, Ogden)

Dan Malony - 6th District (Greece)

Sean M. Delehanty - 11th District (Fairport, Perinton)

Steve Brew - 12th District (Chili, Henrietta, Riga, Wheatland)

Matt Borkowski - 13th District (Henrietta, Pittsford)

Dr. Joe Carbone - 16th District (Irondequoit)

Will Phillips - 19th District (Greece, Parma)

Tony Micciche - 26th District (Gates, Greece, Rochester)

“After interviewing 22 candidates for Monroe County Legislature, we’ve found several who share our values and who we’d be proud to see on our ballot line.” said Kevin Wilson, Chair of the Libertarian Party of Monroe County. “These will be the leaders in the Monroe County Legislature who fight for fiscal responsibility, low taxes, and personal liberty.”

The Libertarian Party of Monroe County says it plans to announce more endorsements next week.

This year, the Libertarian Party of New York has its own ballot line for the first time in its 40 year history after Larry Sharpe and Rochester native Andrew Hollister received more than 50,000 votes in the 2018 gubernatorial race. Because it’s their first year of ballot access, the Libertarian Party does not need to participate in the primary process in 2019 and is able to issue certificates of nomination as late as September.

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