Article from October 5 edition of the Observer Today:
Upstate group backs Dixon for executive
BUFFALO — The Upstate Jobs Party has announced its endorsement of Lynne Dixon for Erie County Executive, citing her focus on rooting out corruption, fixing a broken economy, and fixing a broken two-party system. This is the first endorsement by the independent organization in Western New York.
At an event hosted by the innovation economy leader Evolution Dental Science, UJP Chair John Bullis endorsed Lynne Dixon on behalf of Upstate Jobs Party, the only independent political organization working to stem the outflow of our talent, boost the Upstate Economy, and fix a broken two party system.
Bullis said “Upstate Jobs believes in enabling the individual to succeed, unleashing the talent and creativity of our people to invest and grow. In Erie County, we see a choice between traditional Party politics and an Independent candidate who will fight for what is right. As such, UJP knows Lynne Dixon is the clear choice for change, for integrity in government, and for reviving a hurting Upstate economy.”
“I am happy to have the endorsement and support of the Upstate Jobs Party. I am humbled by the faith they have in me to represent their mission well. The US economy is on fire across the country, and policies here at home have left us behind. Job creation nationally is almost five times faster than it was here in Buffalo last year. That’s unacceptable,” Dixon said. “The Upstate Jobs Party has committed themselves to changing our course, which will improve our economy, create jobs, and truly help people. I am thankful for their support, and the momentum it brings to my campaign.”
Founded in 2016, the Upstate Jobs Party is an organization working to improve the Upstate economy through the platform initially forwarded by Martin Babinec, a successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur who has helped hundreds of others start and grow companies in Upstate.