Statement on Findings of Sexual Harassment by Governor Andrew Cuomo

POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK – AUGUST 3, 2021 – On Tuesday, New York Attorney General, Letitia James, announced findings from an independent investigation of multiple occurrences of sexual harassment by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The findings also included multiple violations of state and federal law. The investigation began after at least five former staffers came forward accusing […]

Statement on Lee Zeldin & Marc Molinaro Fundraiser in Poughkeepsie, NY

Lee Zeldin & Marc Molinaro Statement

POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK – JULY 14, 2021 –Dutchess County Young Democrats President, Ethan Pine, joined Hudson Valley Strong Indivisible and members of the community to peacefully protest the lavish fundraiser GOP gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin and Dutchess County Executive, Marcus Molinaro, held in the City of Poughkeepsie. “We are here, arm and arm with Hudson […]

DCYD Statement on Independent Redistricting Commission

Statement on Redistricting Committee Graphic

POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK – JUNE 29, 2021 – Last year, the voters of Dutchess County overwhelmingly voted in favor of creating an independent reapportionment (redistricting) commission dedicated to redrawing the county’s legislative districts; making sure that an elected official is appropriately and accurately representing those who call their respective towns, villages, and hamlets home. This task […]

Primary Day in Dutchess County

Dutchess County Primaries Graphic

On Primary Day in Dutchess County (June 22, 2021), residents in many local areas will decide who should be on the ballot in November’s General Election. For Democrats, local primary races include: City of Beacon City of Poughkeepsie Ward 1 City of Poughkeepsie Wards 2, 5, and 6  City of Poughkeepsie Ward 3 City of […]