Oneida County Republican Party Chairman, George Mitchell, is
calling for Republican Oneida County Board of Elections Commissioner Pamela
"I am asking Commissioner Mandryck to step aside for the best interests of the Republican Party, a party she has served as both a legislator and commissioner with great dedication," said Mitchell.
Chairman Mitchell said that it is essential that all candidates and Republican Party Committee members have the utmost confidence in Oneida County's Republican Election Commissioner. However, Mitchell says that is not the case today.
"I call upon Commissioner Mandryck to take this very
difficult but necessary step for the greater good of our party and our
"Despite the many years in which she has worked on behalf of the party and its precepts, we now find ourselves in a situation where issues within the board are causing concerns that can best be addressed through a change in leadership. It is with both my deep respect for her work in the past and my commitment to the best interests of the Oneida County Republican Party as we look to the future that I must take this step," said Mitchell.
Oneida County Board of Commissioners are nominated by the County Democratic and Republican committees. Their nominations are ratified by the Board of Legislators. Mandryck has held the position since 2009 and her term is up at the end of 2012.