Maureen Fleming     Putnam County Executive    Currently, Maureen is the Kent Town Supervisor. She has held taxes flat over her three terms, reduced debt service by 38%, and added $1.4M to the general fund. At the same time, I have improved public services. She's running for County Executive to bring the same professionalism, fiscal discipline and public service that she has delivered in Kent to residents and business owners across Putnam County.  She's an attorney with extensive governmental experience in the New York City Departments ofHealth, Sanitation and Correction. She is admitted to the New York State Bar and am a member of the Putnam County Bar Association. She is also a certified teacher. When her children were small, she returned to the workforce in elementary education before taking up the practice of law again. She understands the demands of balancing work and family life in Putnam, especially when parents are commuting.   Learn more...

Maureen Fleming

Putnam County Executive

Currently, Maureen is the Kent Town Supervisor. She has held taxes flat over her three terms, reduced debt service by 38%, and added $1.4M to the general fund. At the same time, I have improved public services. She's running for County Executive to bring the same professionalism, fiscal discipline and public service that she has delivered in Kent to residents and business owners across Putnam County.

She's an attorney with extensive governmental experience in the New York City Departments ofHealth, Sanitation and Correction. She is admitted to the New York State Bar and am a member of the Putnam County Bar Association. She is also a certified teacher. When her children were small, she returned to the workforce in elementary education before taking up the practice of law again. She understands the demands of balancing work and family life in Putnam, especially when parents are commuting.

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  Nancy Montgomery     Putnam County Legislature - District 1    Nancy has done a good job addressing the needs of Philipstown through 10 years on Town Board and a lifetime before as a community member and leader. Now she wants to be the advocate both Philipstown and Putnam Valley need in Carmel.  Nancy has created meaningful and effective programs and stood on the forefront for issues that should be addressed by county, state and federal levels of government but are not. What she knows now, from her years of dedication to Philipstown is that the more we do in local government, the less the county gives back to our towns. Our communities of Philipstown and Putnam Valley cannot continue to progress and grow without the resources and policies we SHOULD be getting from our Putnam County government. It's time we send a fighter and a true advocate to Carmel. Its time for Nancy to sit at the table with the county and get what we need.  Not just getting these services, our towns even need help in keeping what we have. Nancy has a proven track record in advocating for what works and eliminating what doesn’t, and as your county legislator, Nancy can have a real and positive impact on your quality of life in our wonderful towns.  Nancy deeply values community service and she is excited to put my energy towards addressing the issues that face Philipstown and Putnam Valley.   Learn more...

Nancy Montgomery

Putnam County Legislature - District 1

Nancy has done a good job addressing the needs of Philipstown through 10 years on Town Board and a lifetime before as a community member and leader. Now she wants to be the advocate both Philipstown and Putnam Valley need in Carmel.

Nancy has created meaningful and effective programs and stood on the forefront for issues that should be addressed by county, state and federal levels of government but are not. What she knows now, from her years of dedication to Philipstown is that the more we do in local government, the less the county gives back to our towns. Our communities of Philipstown and Putnam Valley cannot continue to progress and grow without the resources and policies we SHOULD be getting from our Putnam County government. It's time we send a fighter and a true advocate to Carmel. Its time for Nancy to sit at the table with the county and get what we need.

Not just getting these services, our towns even need help in keeping what we have. Nancy has a proven track record in advocating for what works and eliminating what doesn’t, and as your county legislator, Nancy can have a real and positive impact on your quality of life in our wonderful towns.

Nancy deeply values community service and she is excited to put my energy towards addressing the issues that face Philipstown and Putnam Valley.

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  Scott Reing     Putnam County Legislature - District 7    Scott Reing is a self-employed tax and real estate attorney. Working in a family owned business, he understands the pressure on taxpayers, including high property taxes, and the frustration of inefficient government. He is running for office because he believes we can do better.  Scott grew up in nearby Yorktown and moved to Mahopac with his wife, Kei to raise their family. With his daughter, Liberty, and another child on the way, Scott is motivated to make Putnam County the very best place to raise a family. Scott's energy, focus on families and sharp financial eye will be invaluable to the Legislature.  Scott has always been interested in public service. He previously served on the board of American Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro, a charity which helps in the care and treatment of children with disabilities. Scott graduated SUNY Binghamton and Brooklyn Law School where he served as president of the Moot Court Honor Society and was awarded the Leonard Taubenblatt Award for Ethics.   Learn more...

Scott Reing

Putnam County Legislature - District 7

Scott Reing is a self-employed tax and real estate attorney. Working in a family owned business, he understands the pressure on taxpayers, including high property taxes, and the frustration of inefficient government. He is running for office because he believes we can do better.

Scott grew up in nearby Yorktown and moved to Mahopac with his wife, Kei to raise their family. With his daughter, Liberty, and another child on the way, Scott is motivated to make Putnam County the very best place to raise a family. Scott's energy, focus on families and sharp financial eye will be invaluable to the Legislature.

Scott has always been interested in public service. He previously served on the board of American Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro, a charity which helps in the care and treatment of children with disabilities. Scott graduated SUNY Binghamton and Brooklyn Law School where he served as president of the Moot Court Honor Society and was awarded the Leonard Taubenblatt Award for Ethics.

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  Karen Smythe     New York State Senate - 41st District    Karen Smythe was born and raised in Poughkeepsie. A former marketing executive, she became the fourth-generation to run her family’s construction business, C.B. Strain & Son. Karen understands that we need more middle-class jobs that pay a living wage. C.B. Strain created hundreds of good jobs locally, and as the company prospered, so did her workers, subcontractors and suppliers.  Committed to strengthening the Hudson Valley, Karen has put her skills to work on the Board of the Bardavon Theater, the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum and as a Trustee of Vassar College. She is proud to have been a Sunday school teacher and a soccer coach in LaGrange.  Together with Nevill, her husband of 26 years, they make giving back and improving our community a significant part of their lives. Karen will work with all sides to grow the Hudson Valley economy and ensure future generations are able to remain and raise their families here.   Learn more...

Karen Smythe

New York State Senate - 41st District

Karen Smythe was born and raised in Poughkeepsie. A former marketing executive, she became the fourth-generation to run her family’s construction business, C.B. Strain & Son. Karen understands that we need more middle-class jobs that pay a living wage. C.B. Strain created hundreds of good jobs locally, and as the company prospered, so did her workers, subcontractors and suppliers.

Committed to strengthening the Hudson Valley, Karen has put her skills to work on the Board of the Bardavon Theater, the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum and as a Trustee of Vassar College. She is proud to have been a Sunday school teacher and a soccer coach in LaGrange.

Together with Nevill, her husband of 26 years, they make giving back and improving our community a significant part of their lives. Karen will work with all sides to grow the Hudson Valley economy and ensure future generations are able to remain and raise their families here.

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  Pete Harckham     New York State Senate - 40th District    Peter Harckham has had a distinguished career in public service, most recently having served in the Administration of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo from 2015-1018. In 2015 he was appointed by the Governor as the Assistant Director of the Office of Community Renewal, responsible for the roll out and implementation of a special allotment of $4.3M in CDBG funding for Westchester municipalities that the Governor and Congresswoman Nita Lowey recovered from HUD, that had been lost to Westchester communities, due to the then County Executive’s non compliance with the federal housing settlement. For the past two years Pete served as the Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for the $3.9B Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge project.   Learn more...

Pete Harckham

New York State Senate - 40th District

Peter Harckham has had a distinguished career in public service, most recently having served in the Administration of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo from 2015-1018. In 2015 he was appointed by the Governor as the Assistant Director of the Office of Community Renewal, responsible for the roll out and implementation of a special allotment of $4.3M in CDBG funding for Westchester municipalities that the Governor and Congresswoman Nita Lowey recovered from HUD, that had been lost to Westchester communities, due to the then County Executive’s non compliance with the federal housing settlement. For the past two years Pete served as the Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for the $3.9B Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge project.

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  Vedat Gashi     New York State Assembly - 94th District    Vedat’s commitment to public service came from his family’s experience as political activists and refugees, opportunities he had working with inspiring leaders, and his experience helping to create a country out of the ashes of war.  Vedat was born in Kosovo (formerly Yugoslavia) in April of 1978. At the age of 4, he and his family fled the oppressive, socialist regime to the United States. Vedat first moved to the Bronx and later put down permanent roots in Yorktown.  Upon passing the New York Bar, Vedat was called to service in Kosovo to join the US/EU effort to help establish the newly formed state of Kosovo. Vedat’s experiences abroad made him appreciate the value of the strong democratic foundation in the United States. Upon returning home to Yorktown, Vedat followed in the footsteps of his family’s small business success in real estate by opening up his own small business, in the form of a real estate legal practice, in Yorktown Heights and in the Bronx.   Learn more...

Vedat Gashi

New York State Assembly - 94th District

Vedat’s commitment to public service came from his family’s experience as political activists and refugees, opportunities he had working with inspiring leaders, and his experience helping to create a country out of the ashes of war.

Vedat was born in Kosovo (formerly Yugoslavia) in April of 1978. At the age of 4, he and his family fled the oppressive, socialist regime to the United States. Vedat first moved to the Bronx and later put down permanent roots in Yorktown.

Upon passing the New York Bar, Vedat was called to service in Kosovo to join the US/EU effort to help establish the newly formed state of Kosovo. Vedat’s experiences abroad made him appreciate the value of the strong democratic foundation in the United States. Upon returning home to Yorktown, Vedat followed in the footsteps of his family’s small business success in real estate by opening up his own small business, in the form of a real estate legal practice, in Yorktown Heights and in the Bronx.

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  Sandy Galef     New York State Assembly - 95th District    Assemblywoman Sandra Galef has been committed to public service both as a volunteer and as an elected official almost her entire life. She has consistently been a leader bringing innovation, change, and energy to every endeavor. This commitment started in school in Westchester County where she has lived since 1944.  n 1992 Assemblywoman Galef was elected to the New York State Assembly. She is presently chairing the Real Property Tax Committee and is serving as member of the Corporations, Authorities, and Commissions Committee; the Election Law Committee, the Governmental Operations Committee; and the Health Committee.  Galef has been a leading advocate for legislative reform in Albany as well as being deeply involved in matters pertaining to education, taxes, energy, consumer issues, health, and senior citizens, among other issues.   Learn more...

Sandy Galef

New York State Assembly - 95th District

Assemblywoman Sandra Galef has been committed to public service both as a volunteer and as an elected official almost her entire life. She has consistently been a leader bringing innovation, change, and energy to every endeavor. This commitment started in school in Westchester County where she has lived since 1944.

n 1992 Assemblywoman Galef was elected to the New York State Assembly. She is presently chairing the Real Property Tax Committee and is serving as member of the Corporations, Authorities, and Commissions Committee; the Election Law Committee, the Governmental Operations Committee; and the Health Committee.

Galef has been a leading advocate for legislative reform in Albany as well as being deeply involved in matters pertaining to education, taxes, energy, consumer issues, health, and senior citizens, among other issues.

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  Sean Patrick Maloney     United States House of Representatives - New York's 18th District    Representative Sean Patrick Maloney currently represents New York’s 18th district in the U.S. House of Representatives and was first elected in November 2012.  Rep. Maloney currently serves on the House Agriculture Committee and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which are both key contributors to the Hudson Valley economy and the creation of good-paying jobs. His priorities in Congress include strengthening the health and financial security of America's retirees, creating jobs and economic opportunity for New York families, investing and improving our infrastructure, and keeping our communities safe.  He has a distinguished background in business and public service. He served as a senior advisor in President Bill Clinton’s White House as part of a team that balanced the budget and paid down the debt, all while creating over eight hundred thousand jobs here in New York.  Sean and his husband, Randy Florke, have 3 children together and currently reside in Cold Spring, NY.   Learn more...

Sean Patrick Maloney

United States House of Representatives - New York's 18th District

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney currently represents New York’s 18th district in the U.S. House of Representatives and was first elected in November 2012.

Rep. Maloney currently serves on the House Agriculture Committee and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which are both key contributors to the Hudson Valley economy and the creation of good-paying jobs. His priorities in Congress include strengthening the health and financial security of America's retirees, creating jobs and economic opportunity for New York families, investing and improving our infrastructure, and keeping our communities safe.

He has a distinguished background in business and public service. He served as a senior advisor in President Bill Clinton’s White House as part of a team that balanced the budget and paid down the debt, all while creating over eight hundred thousand jobs here in New York.

Sean and his husband, Randy Florke, have 3 children together and currently reside in Cold Spring, NY.

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