Committee Members

District 1
Garry Colarusso
Jim Schreve

District 2
Maria Pavelock

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

District 4
Chad Davis
Bonnie Krueger

District 5
Jennifer DeWeerth
Mona Perrotti

District 6
Sarah McCullough
Bill Thickstun

District 7
Sue Timian
John Amuso

District 8
Kathy Collett, Chair
Alan Cole, Treasurer

District 9
Barbara Britt-Hysell, Vice Chair
Germaine Gogel

District 10
Shirley Knop
Noreen Devlin



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 upcoming events

The Kirkland Democratic Committee will next meet on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at 6:30pm, both in person at the Kirkland Town Library and via Zoom; contact us for a zoom link at


Tuesday, March 21, 7:30 pm, by Zoom -- Our next film night will include short films about the global water crisis.



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 committee news

Anthony Brindisi with Kirkand Democratic Committee members and friends

Kirkland Democrats with Anthony Brindisi

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 Current Candidates

Here is an updated list of the Democratic candidates running in our local districts in the 2022 elections.

Congressional Representative for District 22: Francis Conole

Supreme Court Justices: David Murad, Christina Cagnina, John Dillon, Charles Keller

State Assembly Representative, District 122: Dan Buttermann

Oneida County Clerk: Merima Smajic-Oren

Oneida County Sheriff, Robert Maciol

Unfortunately we are no longer in the district for State Senator Rachel May. Our redistricted State Senate district 53 is held by Joe Griffo (R).



 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