CANTON The St. Lawrence County Conservative Committees Executive Committee on Sunday endorsed Republican Matthew A. Doheny, Alexandria Bay, in the 21st Congressional District race.
Our country faces some critical issues, committee Chairman Henry R. (Hank) Ford said in a news release. Our Executive Committee members want to make sure that the candidates who seek our endorsement understand those issues and are willing to be a strong voice for limited government.
The committee met with Mr. Doheny and fellow Republicans Elise M. Stefanik, Willsboro, and Joseph M. Gilbert, DeKalb Junction. Ms. Stefanik has been endorsed by the districts Republicans.
Our committee was looking for someone who has solid conservative credentials, a track record of success in the private sector and a clear understanding of what it takes to wage a campaign in as large a district as ours, he said.
Mr. Doheny has also been endorsed by the state Independence Party.