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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer intervenes in Phelps Town supervisor race: supports Ryan Davis

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has endorsed Ryan Davis for the post of Supervisor of Phelps Town. He faces off against incumbent Republican President Norm Teed.

Davis is a graduate of Midlakes High School and SUNY Geneseo and has a long history of community service, which Senator Schumer noted in his endorsement.

“Ryan Davis is a seasoned leader who is dedicated to serving his hometown of Phelps, which is why I am happy to support him in November,” said Senator Schumer. “With his deep local roots and community values, combined with his experience as a union electrician and longtime school board member, Ryan has the knowledge and ideas to move the community forward. Ryan’s focus on transparency in government – where all community members have a seat at the table – will create an inclusive government to empower and serve the residents, businesses and community of Phelps.

Davis is a long-time member and past chairman of the Phelps-Clifton Springs Board of Education. He also volunteered for several youth sports programs and the American Legion Seeley B. Parish Post 457 and provided key support to the “Midlakes Strong” community chicken barbecue which delivered approximately 3,000 dinners and 900 packages. groceries to local families at the start of the covid19 pandemic.

The union electrician and president of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 840, has already received all-party support in his campaign for Phelps Town Supervisor. Former NYS Senator Michael F. Nozzolio in a letter of support written,

“Throughout his life, Ryan Davis forged a course on the path of service to others, following the fine example set by his parents’ extensive community service,” added Schumer.

Davis was supported by the City of Phelps Democratic Party, the independent Right for Phelps party, the Rochester-Genesee Valley Area Labor Federation. Locally, Davis also gained the approval of businessman and former mayor of the village of Phelps, Jim Cheney.


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