Ulster County Sheriff Paul VanBlarcum, a Democrat elected to 3 four year terms, was passed over by the county Democrat party. Instead the party chose retired state trooper Juan Figueroa. story here
Sheriff VanBlarcrum an outspoken supporter of concealed carry, asked residents to carry everyday. story here The democrats did not approve of the Sheriff’s position on guns and instead selected a candidate more in keeping with their views. VanBlarcrum will primary Figueroa and already has the nomination of the Independence Party.