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NY Clerk Rose Belforti Wins Re-Election Handily

 

Last night New York town clerk Rose Belforti (profiled by marriageADA here) won re-election after Ed Easter launched a challenge against her over the issue of issuing same-sex licenses.

Belforti won handily, 305 votes to Easter's 186 votes.

New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms congratulates her:

"...the people of Ledyard have spoken and rejected religious discrimination. For the last ten years, Rose Belforti has stood up for the people of Ledyard and tonight they stood up for her," [Rev. Jason J. McGuire, Executive Director] concluded.

"New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms congratulates Rose Belforti, the people of Ledyard and all New Yorkers who understand that protecting religious freedoms is a part of who we are as freedom-loving Americans."