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Hudson Valley Strong
Candidate Endorsement - Barbara Walsh for Dutchess County Legislature

It’s vital that we vote our values. That’s why Hudson Valley Strong, an Indivisible aligned group based in our community, enthusiastically endorses Barbara Walsh for the Dutchess County Legislature. 

Barbara has dedicated her life to helping others. As an English teacher for over 30 years, Barbara knows the value of education and the power of helping students reach their full potential. While living in Dutchess County for the past 40 years Barbara has been actively engaged in helping neighbors and building a stronger, more fair, community. She has done this as a volunteer in organizations ranging from a local food bank to Alcoholics Anonymous. Barbara has worked as a teacher in local correctional facilities to help break the cycle of recidivism. She has also worked as a leader of local groups advocating for gun violence prevention and expanding inclusive democracy.

The Dutchess County Legislature describes its mission as fostering open and transparent government to provide efficient, effective, and reliable resources to enhance the health, safety, and quality of life of the citizens of Dutchess County. We can think of no one better suited to carrying out this mission than Barbara Walsh, because Barbara has spent a lifetime preparing for this role. 

She seeks out new ideas and different perspectives, weighs the alternatives, considers possible outcomes and develops reasonable positions. She’s approachable and engaged, and genuinely committed to governing well. Please join us in supporting Barbara Walsh for Dutchess County Legislature.

April 19, 2021



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