PORT CHESTER, N.Y. - The following letter was sent to Harrison reporter Phil Corso detailing why Republican and Conservative candidate David Gelfarb would be a suitable county legislator for District 6. Gelfarb will run for the position in November's general election against Dan Brakewood (D).
District 6 represents Harrison, Rye and Port Chester on the county Board of Legislators.
Fellow property taxpayers in Port Chester, Harrison and Rye Brook,
As Election Day approaches, I strongly urge you not to get distracted with a lot of the hype you are hearing. This election comes down to one fundamental issue of taxes. David Gelfarb is the only candidate in this race that has a record of cutting taxes and he will get my vote on Nov. 8.
Shamefully, Westchester County has the highest property taxes in the country. I commend County Executive Astorino for changing the mindset at the county level and moving the discussion towards how do we cut taxes and spending. David Gelfarb, as a Rye Town Councilman, has cut taxes and spending since he has been in office.
I am proud to have elected officials like County Executive Astorino and David Gelfarb cutting taxes at the county and town level. We don't need a politician like Dan Brakewood who has no record as a tax cutter. He voted for budgets that increased spending, the tax levy and Village debt by double digits since he has been in office.
I have had enough of politicians like Brakewood who always have an excuse for why government can't manage its books like I manage my household finances.
Gelfarb has earned my trust when it comes to being a leader who will end the tax and spend madness. Join me in voting for the only candidate that knows how to cut taxes.
Vote for David Gelfarb on Nov. 8.
Joan M. Di Buono
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