Dozens of well-wishers, supporters and local leaders on hand to kick off run up to Election Day on November 5
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Office of Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello
Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello, the endorsed Republican, Conservative, Independence and Libertarian candidate for the State Senate’s 57th District, cut the ribbon on his Chautauqua County Campaign headquarters today at 1351 N. Main Street in Jamestown, cheered on by well-wishers, community residents, and civic leaders. The candidate thanked supporters and volunteers for their unwavering commitment and stated that “together, we will make our voices heard in Albany and build the stronger future our region deserves.”
George Borrello is running to fill the 57th Senate District seat which became vacant following Cathy Young’s retirement. A native of northern Chautauqua County, George Borrello spent most of his adult life as a successful businessman and entrepreneur, before entering public service in 2010 as a county legislator. In 2017, he was elected Chautauqua County Executive. In his first 100 days, Borrello met with 107 local businesses and groups, using the feedback he received from those meetings to inform new economic development strategies. He has championed more efficient government, attacked blight in our communities and delivered tax cuts for families and businesses.
“As County Executive, it has been tremendously exciting to have the opportunity to work in partnership with so many dedicated community, civic and business leaders in our region, to bring Chautauqua County closer to realizing its full potential – economically, culturally, educationally and in every way possible. We’ve made great strides and achieved things that had previously seemed impossible. In the Senate, I will fight to keep moving these efforts forward while launching new initiatives with the potential to help all of the 57th district and upstate New York. Your support here today and in the coming weeks will ensure I have that chance,” said George Borrello.
“We have an outstanding State Senate candidate in George Borrello. He has been a tireless advocate for the people of our region and an innovative, consensus-building leader whose hard work has achieved results that have put the county on much stronger footing,” said Assemblyman Andy Goodell (R-C-I, 150th District).
“Thanks to George, Chautauqua Lake was healthier this summer than it has been in years because of his leadership in bringing opposing sides to a resolution. He has crafted county budgets that have avoided tax increases for two consecutive years, despite the sharp increase in unfunded mandates passed down from the Governor and the radical New York City legislators now in total control of the Legislature. And he has transformed the conversation and the results around economic development, creating a more focused, regional approach that has led to many exciting, emerging projects including the proposed integrated hops, barley, and grain processing facility which could be a game changer for our agricultural sector,” said Goodell.
“George has my full and unequivocal support, and I look forward to him being part of an effective legislative team representing this area,” added Goodell.
“There is no question in my mind that George Borrello has the honesty,
integrity and leadership that we need in our next State Senator. As County Executive, he has been a champion for Chautauqua County, working to resolve previously intractable problems like the Chautauqua Lake issue and bringing an innovative approach overall to every area of county government,” said PJ Wendell, Chairman of the Chautauqua County Legislature.
“George was born and raised here and will be a fierce advocate for Western New York, which is particularly important now that the leadership of the state is dominated by radical New York City politicians. Cathy Young left some very big shoes to fill and there aren’t many individuals who could meet that challenge, but George Borrello is someone who can and will,” stated Wendell.
The headquarters will be open until Election Day to answer questions about the election, including how to become a registered voter and how to sign up for absentee voting, and to provide information about the candidate as well as campaign literature and lawn signs.
Learn more about George Borrello at www.voteborrello.com