3:55 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

There Will Be No Republican Challenger in Race for Syracuse Mayor

GOP Chairman Tom Dadey
Credit John Smith / WAER News

The Onondaga County Republican Party conceded it won’t have a candidate for Syracuse Mayor in November.  Chairman Tom Dadey called a press conference to end speculation whether or not a candidate would emerge.  Dadey compared politics to baseball, and promises there will always be another season of politics.

GOP Chairman Tom Dadey on the difficulties of finding a mayoral candidate.

Dadey remains optimistic for the next Mayoral Election in four years because he says a lot of young candidates have agreed to step-up.  Meanwhile, this November, the points out the Republican Party will still be represented in city races including the Board of Education,  City Court Judge, Common Councilor at Large, and two district council seats.