Auerbach has experience in both the public and private sector from managing a family business in the town where he was born and raised to his current position as the manager of Ellenville, overseeing a multi-Million dollar budget. Elliott has gained the experience to be a watch dog of a governmental agency without having been directly involved in the County. I think that is key, Elliott can go in and do the job unencumbered by favors and longstanding friendships.
When I first heard that Elliott Auerbach was running for Comptroller I was against his candidacy, I was hoping my friend and mentor Bill Reynolds would throw his hat in the race and my second choice was Dave Donaldson, who I like and respect. After Reynolds opted out, I originally signed on to Donaldson because I had questions and concerns with Elliott's support for Vince Bradley in the last election. I knew right away I made a mistake and was supporting Dave for the wrong reasons. Don't get me wrong I have nothing but respect for Donaldson but there is no question that Elliott Auerbach is the most qualified candidate and the most dynamic candidate to represent our party in November and to do the job as our first County Comptroller.
For those reasons Elliott has my full support and I encourage others to join with me, and reach out to Elliott and join his campaign.