Sullivan County election officials deny LaBuda petition

Posted 9/2/20

MONTICELLO, NY — Around 1,500 Sullivan County residents signed a petition to nominate Frank LaBuda for District Attorney on the Independent Party line for the General Election this …

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Sullivan County election officials deny LaBuda petition

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MONTICELLO, NY — Around 1,500 Sullivan County residents signed a petition to nominate Frank LaBuda for District Attorney on the Independent Party line in this November's election. However, the county's board of elections—after identifying a number of invalid signatures—have decided to deny the petition.
 
LaBuda, a former Sullivan County judge who won the Republican nomination for DA in the spring primary, responded to the decision with a statement on Facebook, excerpted here:
 
"Although I do not agree with county election commissioners’ decision, I must accept their decision and not waste time, money and effort in protracted litigation to contest it in a court of law. Nonetheless, the support of all these voters is overwhelming and gratifying to me."

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