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(Third Department -- 3rd Judicial District)

(population: 77,500)


  Meagan Galligan  (D, I, C)   facebook

Frank LaBuda  (R)   facebook
(R line won through primary vs Galligan, who had R endorsement)

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click here for: Sullivan County's website for Acting D.A. Galligan

CJA's June 25, 2020 corruption/grand jury complaint to Acting D.A. Galligan
against Sullivan County state legislators

Senator Jen Metzger -- 42nd SD
Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther -- 100th AD
Assemblyman Brian Miller -- 101st AD

click here for EVIDENTIARY PROOF,
accessible from CJA's webpage:
Invoking "The power of grand juries to inquire
into the wilful misconduct in office of public officers,
and to find indictments...",
pursuant to Article I, §6 of the New York State Constitution

Acting D.A. Galligan's financial conflicts of interest,
impacting on Sullivan County taxpayers


CJA's July 28, 2020 e-mail to Acting D.A. Galligan --
"Reasonable questions arising from your nonfeasance..."
attached FOIL

August 4, 2020 acknowledgment/referral to DA

July 29, 2020 response of ADA


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CJA's August 20, 2020 e-mail to Candidate LaBuda --
"WINNING ELECTION as Sullivan County D.A. is EASY
if you are guided by a 'sense of duty' and 'service above self'"

October 8, 2020
"LaBuda charges Galligan hasn't done enough to prosecute suspects"
Mid-Hudson News

CJA's October 12, 2020 e-mail to Mid-Hudson News --
"Informing Sullivan County voters with EVIDENCE: Sullivan County's 2 D.A. candidates --
& its re-election-seeking 3 state legislators"

CJA's October 12, 2020 e-mail to Mid-Hudson News --
"ELECTION REPORTING -- September 21, 2020 e-mail to Sullivan County's 'local journalism' --
cc'ing Acting D.A. Galligan & Sullivan County's 3 re-election-seeking state legislators"


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February 15, 2019
"Sullivan DA announces campaign to become judge"
River Reporter

September 25, 2019
"Farrell running to become judge"
River Reporter (Fritz Mayer)

December 5, 2019
"Sullivan County ADA Galligan to run for top post"
Times Herald-Record  (Jane Anderson)

December 5, 2019
"Galligan announces run for DA"
Sullivan County Democrat (Matt Shortall)

December 19, 2019
"LaBuda retires but will serve again"
River Reporter (Fritz Mayer)

January 23, 2020
"Retired Sullivan Judge LaBuda switches political parties"
Times Herald-Record (Heather Yakin)

February 20, 2020
"Galligan secures nomination of four parties"

June 17, 2020
"It comes down to trust"
River Reporter (Annmarie Schuetz)

June 19, 2020
"Vote Galligan for District Attorney -- LaBuda is the Wrong Choice"
The Sullivan County Post  (Bill Liblick)

June 20, 2020
"'I'm not about the status quo'"
River Reporter (Annmarie Shuetz)
“I don’t care what the party bosses say,” he said. “I didn’t have a machine.
I had my family and a few supporters and we got 1,000 signatures...
I’m not indebted to anyone except the people of this county.”

June 25, 2020
"LaBuda...ahead in Sullivan County
River Reporter

June 24, 2020
"Retired judge LaBuda leads Republican primary for Sullivan County DA"
Times Herald-Record (Chris McKenna)

June 23, 2020
"New York Voters Head To The Polls On A Different Looking Primary Day"
Spectrum News

July 3, 2020
"LaBuda wins GOP primary for Sullivan County DA"
Mid-Hudson News
"He challenged Democrat Acting DA Meagan Galligan, who had won cross endorsement of the GOP committee.
She will also appear on the Independence Party line in November.
'This is a victory not for me but for the people of our beloved county,' LaBuda said in an email to county residents on Thursday. '
I believe that face-to-face debate, full public examination of my accomplishments and experiences, and my desire for transparency will reveal how I will work tirelessly for all of the people of our county,' LaBuda said.'  The former judge said the office of DA 'deserved to be run independently, free of political and other persuasion and influence.'”

July 9, 2020
"Acting D.A. Galligan is new county bar president"
Times Herald-Record (Heather Yakin)

July 10, 2020
"LaBuda wins Republican primary to run for Sullivan County district attorney this fall"
Times Herald-Record (Chris McKenna)

July 14, 2020
"LaBuda wins primary..."
River Reporter

July 29, 2020
"Should COVID-19 regulations be enforced on all, equally?"
River Reporter (Frank LaBuda)

September 2, 2020
"Sullivan County election officials deny LaBuda petitition"
River Reporter

September 22, 2020
Sullivan County D.A. race heats up
Mid-Hudson News

September 30, 2020
"Signature Issue"
River Reporter (Annmarie Schuetz)

October 8, 2020
LaBuda charges Galligan hasn’t done enough to prosecute suspects
Mid-Hudson News

 October 8, 2020
"A guide to voting in 2020"
River Reporter (Owen Walsh)

October 13, 2020
"LaBuda fires broadside, Galligan shoots back"
River  Reporter (Ted Waddell)

November 3, 2020
"Sullivan's DA race: Galligan leads LaBuda"
Times Herald Record (Heather Yakin)

November 21, 2020
"Galligan declares victory in Sullivan County DA Race"
River Reporter


two Sullivan county court judgeships 




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