TAGUE CLAIMS VICTORY IN 102ND SPECIAL ELECTION
A statement by Assemblyman-elect Chris Tague.
“Well folks, it’s been a long few weeks while we ensured every single vote was counted, and I would like to say from the bottom of my heart, thank you.
With all the votes accounted for I have, with your support and faith, come out ahead. Thank you for your vote and belief in me; it has been the most difficult and most humbling experience of my life.
I would like to congratulate my opponents Aidan O’Conner Jr and Wes Laraway on a hard fought campaign and I wish them all the best. Moving forward I hope we can put the politics of the campaign behind us and all come together to work as a team for our communities and our values.
But we’re just getting started and now the real work is to begin. As I’ve said since the first day of my campaign, I will be leaving my 25-year career at Cobleskill Stone to be your full-time assemblyman. I will be there for you 24/7, working through uncertain times ahead in Albany.
But we need a steady voice that is 100 percent committed to our communities and our values, an experienced hand to guide us through whatever the future has in store for us. This district has been without representation for too long and I’m looking forward to getting our constituent work back on track!
You’ve gotten to know me over these last few months of campaigning and I want to reiterate my promise that I will always be here for you and with you. With the rigors of the campaign behind us I am excited to get to Albany and get down to the work of being your voice and representative in the state Assembly.
Once again I thank you, God bless you, and I look forward to working for you and with you as we band together to move upstate New York forward!