Teen Excellence Win a $100 Grocery Gift Card

Doheny launches campaign

2011-09-21T09:06:00Z 2012-03-08T12:19:28Z Doheny launches campaign Glens Falls Post-Star
September 21, 2011 9:06 am

Matt Doheny on Wednesday announced he has filed paper work with the Federal Election Commission to seek the Republican nomination to challenge incumbent U.S. Rep. Bill Owens, D-Plattsburgh.

"While my campaign may technically start today, I've been out listening to residents all over northern and central New York since last November," Doheny said in a press release.

Doheny, of Watertown, narrowly lost the 2010 congressional race to Owens

Doheny is a former lawyer turned investor who last year founded North Country Capital, an investment firm focussed on regional start-up companies. He also teaches a finance class at Clarkson University.

Doheny is expected to attend the Warren County Republican Committee clam bake on Thursday, at the invitation of county Republican Chairman Michael Grasso, said Jude Seymour, a campaign spokesman.

Warren County is outside the 23rd Congressional District, but is a contiguous county that could be affected with redrawing of congressional district boundaries.

Copyright 2016 Glens Falls Post-Star. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

No Comments Posted.

RULES FOR COMMENTING ONLINE

1) Comments must be contained to the topic of the articles only. Comments that stray from the direct subject of the article will be deleted.

2) Readers are free to comment on and debate other readers' comments, but comments must specifically address the issue(s) raised. Comments containing personal insults directed toward another reader in any form will be deleted.

3) Comments must be civil in tone, and there will be no name calling of any kind. Uncivil or inappropriate comments will be deleted, as will any comment containing profanities.

4) Comments critical of crime or accident victims will be deleted.

5) Comments that are potentially libelous, including those that contain accusations not supported by facts, will be deleted.

Commenters who abuse these policies will have their e-mail registrations revoked.

 

View the full commenting policy.

Thank you, and we hope you enjoy interacting with us and the community.

Add Comment
You must Login to comment.

Click here to get an account it's free and quick