Slater’s Ability to Work With Officials in Both Parties is Refreshing

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I enthusiastically support Matt Slater’s candidacy for the New York State Assembly even though he is a Republican and I am a registered Democrat. 

In Matt’s time as Yorktown Town Supervisor, he has been energetic, hardworking and successful in energizing the town to embark on new initiatives with business and recreation while showing proper concerns for environmental and climate issues. More importantly, he has shown respect and gratitude for all officials, Democrat and Republican, who have aided Yorktown in any way, giving equal praise to Republican Assemblyman Kevin Byrne and Democratic governors Cuomo and Hochul, state Sen. Pete Harckham and Westchester County Executive George Latimer.

His approach to politics in our terribly polarized society gives me hope that New York State could return to the days when Pat Moynihan and Jacob Javits could work together for the benefit of the state while being able to separate policy differences from personality. I feel that Matt can help lead us to a return to civility.

John F. McMullen
43-year resident, Jefferson Valley

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