Former Newburgh City Councilwoman Christine Bello has been chosen by the Orange County Republican Committee to run for the new 104th State Assembly District this fall. She was selected at their convention Thursday night and will run against Democratic Assemblyman Frank Skartados of Milton. That district represents portions of Orange, Dutchess and Ulster counties.As I said earlier, I think Frank is a good guy. But he's not an entrenched incumbent like Cahill, Larkin or Bonacic, so this could end up being a very close race. Certainly will be worth watching heading into the fall.
Bello ran unsuccessfully for mayor of Newburgh last fall.
p.s. Thank you to the anonymous commenter for the heads up.