Joe DiPasquale and volunteers meet and greet folks at the 2018 Niagara County Fair in Lockport.
People want to be fairly represented and justly represented, and I
think they’re connecting with what I’ve got to say.
My issues are not partisan. If you can’t support a clean
environment and strong education and ethics reform, I don’t
think you’re an American. It doesn’t matter what party you’re
My opponent was appointed in 2016. He ran unopposed. I
think it’s time people woke up and put a blue in that seat. They
haven’t run a Democrat in over a decade in this race. I don’t think
you’re going to find someone with as much life experience and as
much passion as I have. I’m doing this for us—for all of us.
If you’re elected, what’s your first order of business?
I’d like to put a moratorium on an increase of toxic landfills in
Niagara County. Our own garbage is our own garbage, we need to
deal with it, but no more from outside. We don’t want it. We’re
done. We’re full.
What surprised you most about rediscovering Niagara
The people. The tragedy that we’ve gone through as a family—
it’s been great to be around family and friends who can support
us. If there’s any good to come out of it, it’s this. And the fact that
I want to make a difference. I needed to come home to be inspired