Committee Members

District 1
Garry Colarusso
Sarah McCullough

District 2
Maria Pavelock
Chris Willemsen

District 3
Darby O'Brien
Mary O'Neill

District 4
Kyle Burnham
Chad Davis

District 5
Sam Pellman, Secretary
Mona Perrotti

District 6
Paul Dunn
Bill Thickstun

District 7
Sandy Scofield
Jessica Reynolds-Amuso

District 8
Kathy Collett, Chair
Doreen Markson

District 9
Barbara Britt-Hysell, Vice Chair
Germaine Gogel

District 10
Shirley Knop, Treasurer
Noreen Devlin



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 upcoming events

Next Regular Meeting: Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at 7pm, at the Kirkland Town Library. We will start in the History Room with routine business, and move upstairs at 7:30 for the rest of the meeting.


Remember to vote on Election Day!

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

* Turn over the ballot and vote on the propositions on the other side! *

The Kirkland Democratic Committee opposes holding a New York State Constitutional Convention and advocates voting “NO” on that November 7 ballot question.


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 committee news

Kirkland Democratic Committee members at the highway cleanup, November 2016 We welcome visitors to our meetings, usually the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m., at the Kirkland Town Library.

»Newsletter 2017 (1.5M .pdf)

»Newsletter 2015 (200K .pdf)


 democratic links

»National Democratic Committee

»New York State Democratic Committee

»Democratic Rural Conference of NY

»Town of Marshall Democrats


 Current Candidates

Town Supervisor:
Bob Meelan (Incumbent)

Town Council:
Garry Colarusso (Incumbent)

Town Clerk:
Amy Smith

Highway Superintendent:
Jon Scott (Incumbent)

Receiver of Taxes:
Sarah McCullough (Incumbent)

Town Justice:
Jay Williams (Incumbent)

County Legislature, 14th District (most of Kirkland):
Chad Davis (Incumbent)

County Family Court Judge:
Julie Giruzzi-Mosca

»More on these candidates


 external links

Go to these sites to find out more about issues around the county, state, and nation.

»Fair Elections for New York

»Common Cause New York

»Citizen Action of New York

»Public Citizen

»PFAW Primer on ALEC

»Hydro Relief Web

»NY Public Research Interest Group

»League of Women Voters

»Upper Mohawk Valley Chapter of the United Nations Association

»Bill Thickstun's Blog