STATEMENT FROM SENATOR-ELECT TERRY GIPSON

“I just received a call of congratulations from Senator Saland,” said Terry Gipson. “He graciously wished me good luck going forward and expressed his affection for the people of the 41st District. I want to be sure to acknowledge the long, distinguished career of Senator Saland. I think I can speak for all the people of Dutchess and Columbia counties in thanking him for his selfless dedication and service. A sincere and heartfelt ‘Thank You, Senator.’
“As I said on election night, I want to stress to everyone that I look forward to representing all the people in our district of Dutchess and Putnam Counties… Republicans, Conservatives, Independents, Working Families, Greens and Democrats alike,” said Gipson. “I also want to thank everyone who supported me on election day and throughout the campaign. I am honored and humbled by the trust they have placed in me.
“I will continue to do exactly what I have been doing for the last twenty months; traveling the district and listening to people’s concerns so that I can be an effective voice for them in Albany. We have lots of work to do, and I look forward to getting started.”