Nov 022012

Election Information

Dutchess County voters learn about local candidates

 Kline, Friday from 11:30-2:00p.m.

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Candidates Visit Campus

Terry Gipson, (D) (41st District)

Kline Commons – Friday, November 2, 12:00-12:30p.m.
Trustee on the Rhinebeck Village Board, Terry Gipson opened his own business in Rhinebeck after working as a design director and designer in NYC.


Kevin Cahill, (D) (101st District, NYS Assembly)

 Kline Commons—Friday, November 2, 12:30-1:00p.m.

Assemblyman Cahill is new to our district but not to the Assembly.  A member of the assembly since 1999, Cahill, who runs unopposed, will represent Red Hook after NYS redistricting goes into effect in January.  

Senator Stephen Saland, (R) (41st District)

Kline Commons – Friday, November 2, 1:00 – 1:30p.m.

NYS Senator Saland cast the decisive vote legalizing gay marriage in NYS.  A long time member of the Senate, Senator Saland was elected in 1990 after 10 years in the NYS Assembly.

Julian Schreibman, (D) (19th District, Congressional Representative)

Kline Commons—Sunday, November 4, 3:00p.m

Rain location Campus Center MPR

A former federal prosecutor, Julian Schreibman has a long record of public service.  He is running for office for the first time in the Hudson Valley.


Pledge to Vote

Come Pledge to Vote this election and grab some snacks and elections paraphernalia.

Campus Center Lobby 2:30 – 5:30 p.m

Saturday, November 3rd


The Free Press is looking for 300-400 word pieces to be published on our website before, during, and after election day. We want students to weigh in on whatever thoughts they have on the election.

Bonus points for good writing, a unique perspective or a good story. Points will be docked for bad writing, bad attempts at humor and bad imitations of better writers.

Our perspective: if it’s good, it’s good.

We hope to foster a discussion on this election that goes beyond what we’ve heard already. If you have thoughts, share them! We look forward to the discussion.

Email to participate.


Make sure to fill your ballot out right! See Red Hook district 5 ballot below:


Volunteer on Election Day – email Jananie Ravi at


Absentee Voters should send their ballots out now!

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