Committee Members

District 1
Garry Colarusso
Crystal Faria

District 2
Jim Schreve

District 3
Darby O'Brien, Secretary
Mary O'Neill

District 4
Noreen Devlin
Bonnie Krueger

District 5
Jennifer DeWeerth
Mona Perrotti

District 6
Sarah McCullough
Bill Thickstun

District 7
Chad Davis
John Amuso

District 8
Kathy Collett, Chair
Alan Cole, Treasurer

District 9
Barbara Britt-Hysell, Vice Chair
Germaine Gogel

District 10
Shirley Knop
Sue Timian



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 upcoming events

The Kirkland Democratic Committee will next meet on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at 6:30pm, both in person at the Kirkland Town Library and via Zoom; contact us for a zoom link at


September 23: Kirkland Democrats' Annual Gathering on the Green, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on the Clinton Village Green. This is the Kirkland Democrats' biggest yearly event, and a good turnout supports our local candidates and Democratic activity in Kirkland and Clinton. It is a casual, fun, home-town event that allows voters to listen to and visit with local candidates running for election in November. We'll have live music and refreshments, voter registration materials and campaign information. Join us!



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 committee news

Anthony Brindisi with Kirkand Democratic Committee members and friends

Kirkland Democrats with Anthony Brindisi

We welcome visitors to our meetings, usually the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom and in person at the Kirkland Town Library. Contact us at for more information and to request a Zoom link.

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 Current Candidates

Here is an updated list of the Democratic candidates running in our local districts in the 2023 elections.

Oneida County Legislators: District 10, Crystal Faria; District 14, incumbent Chad Davis

Kirkland Town Supervisor: incumbent Bob Meelan

Kirkland Town Councillors: incumbents Melanie O'Neil and Richard Maxam



 external links

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

»Town of Kirkland

»Oneida County Board of Elections

»New York State Board of Elections

»League of Women Voters

»National Democratic Committee

»New York State Democratic Committee

»Democratic Rural Conference of NY

»Oneida County Democratic Committee

»Town of Marshall Democrats

»Fair Elections for New York

»Common Cause New York

»Citizen Action of New York

»Public Citizen

»PFAW Primer on ALEC

»NY Public Research Interest Group

»Upper Mohawk Valley Chapter of the United Nations Association

»Bill Thickstun's Blog