Richard Allen and incumbent Jim Schoenig, are running for Village of Brewster mayor.Two candidates,
Conversations on Patch have claimed some elected officials in the area—including State Sen. Greg Ball (R, C — Patterson)—are backing certain candidates.
Here's what Ball told Patch when asked about possible endorsements for the village mayoral race:
"As a rule I have learned to stay out of local elections," he said in an email. "It is very rare that I get involved. Neither candidate has met with me formally, or asked for my endorsement. None has been given."
Allen is a registered blank whose views tend to be conservative. He is running on the Bulldog Party line, which former mayor John Cesar ran on. Schoenig, a registered Republican, is running on the Better Brewster line.