DeWitt Police Chief Gene Conway, the endorsed Republican and Independence candidate for Onondaga County Sheriff, filed thousands of signatures last week on his Republican nominating petition at the Onondaga County Board of Elections.
Onondaga County The New York State Independence Party has officially endorsed Republican candidate Gene Conway for Onondaga County Sheriff. The move was announced by State Chairman Frank MacKay.
“Gene Conway offers the voters of Onondaga County independence, experience and unmatched professionalism,” MacKay said. “His record of leadership in law enforcement made him an easy choice for us. We wholeheartedly stand behind Gene and urge all Onondaga County voters to back him this November.”
“I am honored to have the support of the Independence Party,” said Conway, a 37-year veteran of law enforcement who currently serves as Police Chief of the town of DeWitt. “It is certainly a boost to our campaign, and I will be proud to carry the Independence Party banner into the November election.
As of April 1, there were 14,335 Onondaga County voters enrolled as members of the Independence Party.