Essex County Democratic Committee endorses Woolf

ELIZABETHTOWN – The Essex County Democratic Committee endorsed Aaron Woolf, a candidate for the 21st Congressional District, at its monthly meeting yesterday.

The group met at the Hand House in Elizabethtown and unanimously supported Woolf, who has a home in the town.

Stephen Burke of Heuvelton has said he’s challenging Woolf for the Democratic Party spot on the ballot.

Also running are Republicans Matt Doheny, Joe Gilbert and Elise Stefanik, and Green Party candidates Matt Funiciello and Donald Hassig.

Rep. Bill Owens, a Democrat from Plattsburgh, is retiring from the House seat at the end of his term.