You'd never know there was a race for Governor...or two for US Senate...or Comptroller...or Attorney General, as none of those races or candidates were mentioned by speakers at Thursdays Jefferson County GOP Dinner in Alex Bay.
The absence of references to any of those races is likely due to the fact that party leaders have conceded those races, in particular the disastrous candidate of Carl Paladino.
Local races dominated and Congressional hopeful Matt Doheny got the most enthusiastic reception.
Senate hopeful Patty Ritchie worked the crowd but left early to prepare for a videotaped debate Friday morning at WPBS.
Earlier in the day, Green Party gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins visisted the HOTLINE and gave a good left of Cuomo treatise on New York State's woes.
The Teamster and Syracuse resident is a Dartmouth grad and is working hard to get his party the 50,000 votes needed for ballot status.