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Lewisboro Working Families Party Endorses Parsons

LEWISBORO - The Working Families Party (WFP) has endorsed the candidacy of Peter Parsons for supervisor of the town of Lewisboro.

The WFP also endorsed all of Parsons’ running mates: Dan Welsh for re-election to the town board; Peter Gross for election to the town board; Peter Ripperger for re-election as highway superintendent; and Judge Susan Simon for re-election as town justice.

“I am most pleased to have not only my candidacy, but those of my team members affirmed as representing the principals of the Working Families Party, which has become a strong voice in support of working people throughout New York State,” Parsons said.

The WFP has moved up to the fourth line on this year’s ballot, Row D, as a result of the number of votes cast on the WFP line in last year’s gubernatorial election—154,847 votes for Andrew Cuomo—when it occupied Row E. (Ballot position in New York State is based on the number of votes for governor on each line in the most recent election.)

Overall, in 2010 WFP voters accounted for more than 4 percent of total turnout for the first time in the party’s 12-year history.

The Lewisboro 2011 team of Parsons, Welsh, Gross, Ripperger and Simon was previously endorsed by the Lewisboro Democratic Committee, and will appear on both ballot Row A and Row D in this November’s election. For more information, visit .

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