The Town of Shawangunk Republican Committee is pleased to announce its endorsement of Donald Williams for Ulster County Court Judge. Chairman Roger Rascoe stated that after hearing presentations by four candidates,(Marsha Weiss, Michael Kavanah, Thomas Petro and Donald Williams), the committee voted unanimously to support Williams.
“Don Williams served Ulster County in the District Attorney’s office for over 29 years and has proven himself to be a competent and dedicated public servant who has earned the respect of everyone. While the other candidates interviewed are qualified, our committee felt strongly that Williams stood above them in his overall experience in the judicial system” said Rascoe.
Rascoe added that he was pleased the committee stepped forward to take the lead and hoped that the Town of Shawangunk was the first in the County toendorse any candidate for this position. The Republican Committees from the Towns of Gardiner and New Paltz were also present to listen to the candidates at the meeting.Rascoe also reported that the Shawangunk Republican Committee also unanimously endorsed Incumbent County Clerk Nina Postupack and District 8Incumbent Legislators Glenn Noonan, Cathy Terrizzi and Ken Ronk for re-election.