The countdown has begun! Only 47 days left until we send a fiscally conservative combat veteran to Washington. We know Chris Gibson will stand up and fight the taxing, spending and borrowing in which those in Congress continually engage.
As the campaign season continues to heat up, you will see television ads for both Chris Gibson and his opponent. Noticeably absent from all three of the incumbent’s commercials is any mention of his voting record in Congress. He fails to include his support for the failed stimulus bills, his flip-flopped position on healthcare, and his co-sponsorship of Card Check, which denies workers their right to a secret ballot.
As our campaign continues to grow, we are pleased to announce another satellite office in Glens Falls at 20 Ridge Street. Special thanks to our Warren County team for opening this office.
In case you missed it, see the news links below!
WNBZ News Blog 9-16-2010
The Republican challenger to Democratic Representative Scott Murphy in New York’s 20th Congressional District is opening a satellite office in Warren County. This from Chris Gibson’s campaign spokesman Dan Odescalchi: The Chris Gibson for Congress Campaign is pleased to be opening a satellite office in Warren County at 20 Ridge Street in Glens Falls…(read more)
GREAT NEWS! MAFPAC Candidates Win Big in Primary Elections!
American Conservative Daily 9-16-2010
CONGRATULATIONS TO VICTORIOUS MAF-PAC CANDIDATES! Big thanks to all MAFPAC members who contributed to our efforts to help Chris Gibson and Michael Grimm take the next step towards cleaning up Washington. These two MAFPAC candidates are now ready to face their Democrat opponents after coming out on top in today’s New York primary election!..(read more)
Second debate scheduled for Gibson, Murphy – updated
Times Union Blog – Capitol Confidential 9-13-2010
Says the Gibson campaign: “We are looking forward to our second debate with Scott Murphy and would like to thank the League of Women Voters of Warren County and the American Association of University Women for this opportunity. As Congress continues to spend at an unsustainable rate, increase taxes during a recession, and passes a government take-over of healthcare, voters are searching for answers…(read more)
Congressional candidate Chris Gibson rallies at Saratoga Springs VFW
The Saratogian 9-13-2010
SARATOGA SPRINGS – About 75 veterans and supporters attended Republican congressional candidate Chris Gibson’s third veterans rally, held at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Gurtler Brothers Post on Excelsior Avenue Sunday…(read more)
“Capital is frozen”
Red State 9-12-2010
The Veterans for Gibson coalition held a barbecue event for area veterans at Gurtler Brothers VFW Post 420 in Saratoga Springs on September 12th. Colonel Chris Gibson (R) is challenging incumbent Scott Murphy (D) in New York’s 20th Congressional District…(read more)
Q&A with Chris Gibson
Post Star 9-09-2010
Here is a transcript of a short telephone interview with Republican congressional candidate Chris Gibson on Thursday. Gibson, a retired Army colonel from Kinderhook, in Columbia County, is running against U.S. Rep. Scott Murphy, D-Glens Falls…(read more)
Congressional Battleground – Chris Gibson (NY20)
YNN – Capital Tonight 9-09-2010
In the past decade, many Congressional districts have shifted from one party to the other. But few have shifted as dramatically as the NY-20th. In the early 2002, Republican John Sweeney won the seat with 73 percent of the vote. In 2008, Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand collected 61 percent support on her way to re-election…(read more – watch here)
Campaigning heats up in congressional race
Post Star 9-09-2010
Republican congressional candidate Chris Gibson began airing his first campaign commercial on Thursday. The commercial focuses on Gibson’s military career and family, with some general comments about “reckless spending” and taxes…(read more)
Letter: 20th Congressional District deserves a true small business advocate
The Saratogian 9-09-2010
Chris Gibson understands that the success of our small businesses is essential for our economic recovery. He will work on behalf of small business owners to achieve this goal when he is elected to represent us in Washington, D.C. I urge small business owners and residents of the 20th District to join with me in voting for Chris Gibson on Nov. 2 for U.S. Congress…(read more)
James V. Franco: Candidates couldn’t be any more different
Troy Record 9-09-2010
One local Congressional race I think epitomizes the polarized national political stage is between U.S. Rep. Scott Murphy and his challenger Chris Gibson in the 20th Congressional District. Gibson’s campaign has criticized Murphy for unilaterally voting for President Barack Obama’s agenda…(read more)