108 Village Square, Suite 250
Somers, New York 10589
For Immediate Release
June 8, 2017
Jim Chisholm who is seeking the office of Westchester County Clerk was endorsed by the Westchester Independence Party. This is the second endorsement by a political party this week. Jim who is a registered Republican has already received the endorsement of the Republican Party in May, and the endorsement of the Conservative Party earlier this week.
“I am really happy to have the support of the Westchester Independence Party” said Chisholm. “I believe I can help fix the issues that all Westchester residents care about such as wait times in the Clerk’s Office” he stated after receiving word about the endorsement. “My priority is to run a more efficient Clerks Office that serves all of the people” he said. “I also want to ensure that the residents privacy rights will never be violated again”, he added.
Chisholm, a local businessman for over 40 years currently resides in Somers with his wife where he is the Chairman of the Somers Republican Party. He has served his community in many different capacities. This includes his current roles as the Commissioner to the NYS Parks and Recs Board, Chairman of Westchester County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Board, and Chairman of Westchester County Playland Citizens Advisory Board. He has previously served as the Economic Development Director to the New York State Senate’s 40th District. He served as the Chairman to the Bedford Drug Abuse Council as well as President of the Somers Chamber of Commerce, Somers Lions Club and Eastchester Rotary Club. Additionally, he was on the American Youth Soccer Board and was a baseball, softball and soccer coach for youth teams.
His endorsement by the Independence party was the third endorsement by a political party. Jim promises to campaign hard over the next 5 months to win over the support of every voter. “I want to meet as many constituents on the campaign trail as possible” Jim exclaimed. He now has the Support of the Republicans, Conservatives and Independence Parties; he hopes to be endorsed by other minor parties over the next few months.