Sunday, May 20, 2007

White's Own...

...Jane Weihe is a Saratoga Springs Democrat who was recently endorsed for finance commissioner. Weihe, 49, will run for the seat on the City Council presently occupied by independent Matthew McCabe, who chose not to run again. In November, she’ll face Republican Ken Ivins for the two-year position, which pays about $14,500 a year.
Weihe has numerous affiliations and is a long-time member and former leader of the Saratoga Springs Democratic Committee. She was the party’s unsuccessful mayoral candidate 20 years ago. “I have always been concerned about protecting the beauty of our city,” the White Street resident said. She’s running to protect the charm of the city, she said.
Weihe called the estimated $67 million Saratoga County water plan “poorly thought out” and “a massive waste of taxpayer money.” She graduated from Skidmore College and the state University at Albany. She retired in 2005 as a Social Studies teacher from the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake School System.

Also running for this seat is long time Saratoga resident Greg Ballard. Greg "Big Daddy Fatty" Ballard is a dark horse in the race being solely endorsed by me Carl Baxter.

Also running for Recycling Commisioner will be long time Presidential Arms resident Mi Ngyuen. She will be running on the "Where's my wood-carbow" platform.

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