Lt. Governor Candidate Mehiel Shows Strength in DRC Straw Poll.SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- In a vote affirming his wide range of support, Dennis Mehiel Dennis Mehiel is a New York businessman and political leader. Mehiel is from Westchester and runs a corrugated cardboard manufacturing company called Four M Corp.
Mehiel has long been involved in Democratic Party affairs in Westchester and New York State. had a strong showing at the New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of Democratic Rural Conference straw poll straw poll or vote
an unofficial poll or vote taken to find out the opinion of a group or the public on some issue
Noun 1. . The event, held March 23rd at the Schenectady Ramada ra·ma·da
n. Southwestern U.S.
a. An open or semienclosed shelter roofed with brush or branches, designed especially to provide shade.
b. An open porch or breezeway.
2. Inn, brought together state Democratic Committee members from 41 counties. Straw votes were slated to measure support for the governor, lieutenant governor, comptroller, and attorney general hopefuls.
"We're excited about the tremendous show of support we have seen at the DRC DRC Democratic Republic of Congo
DRC Down (Stage) Right Center
DRC Director(ate) of Reserve Components
DRC Disability Rights Commission (United Kingdom) Straw Poll," said Mehiel, "We've worked incredibly hard to build a strong grassroots following across the state. This vote confirms that urban and rural areas are beginning to respond to our message."
The DRC straw poll victory is evidence of mounting momentum for Dennis Mehiel. In recent weeks Mehiel has received the endorsement of the Hudson Valley Democratic Chairs and the Saratoga Democratic County Committee. Additionally, Mehiel is expecting to receive the formal endorsement of Albany County Executive Mike Breslin and State Senator Neil Breslin within a few weeks.
Schenectady County Democratic Committee Chairman Christopher Gardner, who also endorsed the candidate earlier this week noted, "Dennis has been an extremely effective businessman and humanitarian and is a wonderful choice for Lt. Governor. His companies have created and saved more than 10,000 jobs. Additionally, his efforts have helped place many welfare recipients in unionized manufacturing jobs." Gardner concluded, "As more people learn Dennis Mehiel's story, his support will only continue to grow."
According to Mehiel, the candidate has been traveling throughout New York State to share his reasons for seeking nomination for Lieutenant Governor. He stated, "This election is about putting our economy back on track, making our educational system work again, protecting the environment and fighting to provide greater access to affordable health care. I am both confident and excited about what we can collectively accomplish towards each of these goals and look forward to bringing this message to more and more New Yorkers."
Mehiel concluded, "I'm very pleased with the support we have received. This straw poll is significant because of the influence of rural and upstate voters in the race for governor. A strong showing among these groups is critical in order for the democrats to take back the state house."
MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT - Click Here http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X25732920
Contact: Shomwa Shamapande of Dennis Mehiel for Lieutenant Governor, +1-917-447-5752