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Congressional candidate to visit Herkimer on Tuesday

Posted 6/13/22

Democratic congressional candidate Matt Castelli, who is seeking election in the 21st District, will appear at a rally Tuesday, June 14, at Fishing Derby Park...

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Congressional candidate to visit Herkimer on Tuesday

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HERKIMER — Democratic congressional candidate Matt Castelli, who is seeking election in the 21st District, will appear at a 5:30 p.m. rally on Tuesday, June 14, at Fishing Derby Park on South Washington Street.

Castelli will join other Democrats, including:

  • David Murad, who is seeking election to State Supreme Court’s Fifth District;
  • Mark Ainsworth, seeking election as mayor of Herkimer;
  • Ron Schoonmaker, seeking election as mayor of Ilion; and
  • Ron Kopelman, who is seeking election as a trustee in Herkimer.

Castelli served in Iraq and Afghanistan with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and then served in the White House as director for counterterrorism at the National Security Council for Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump.

Castelli is running as a Democrat and seeks the Moderate Party line. His motto is “Country Over Party.” Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-21, Schuylerville, is the incumbent in the district.

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