Thursday, 26 October 2023 16:45

Stop the Chaos: Vote for John Safford for Mayor

By David Buchyn | Letters to the Editor

The city of Saratoga Springs is in crisis. Council meetings are filled with shouting, name-calling, and near riots. Mayor Ron Kim’s response is to sit in panicked confusion as chaos ensues. 

City Hall employees cower in fear when they see the mayor approaching in the hallways. His conversations and correspondence are filled with angry tirades, cursing, threats, and vicious bullying. 

His gross incompetence has led to the cancellation of the city’s insurance policy and an increase in insurance premiums of nearly one million dollars per year for the foreseeable future. Because of Kim’s many blunders, fire protection and public safety budgets are now on the chopping block. The city’s legal staff is handicapped by Kim’s clumsy meddling as the lawsuits against the mayor and the city pile up. 

These are just a few of the many reasons why Ron Kim is unfit to be mayor. Let’s stop the chaos. Please vote for John Safford for Mayor on November 7. Early voting starts on Saturday October 28 at the Recreation Center.

- David Buchyn, Chair - Saratoga County Conservative Party

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