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March 19, 2013

GOP motion on ex-election chief draws threats from Dems

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LOCKPORT —

County Democratic committee chairman Nick Forster added a threat of his own, promising letters will be sent to every female voter in Wojtaszek's and Updegrove's districts to "remind" those voters how the Republican legislators treated a female county employee who's one month shy of retirement age.

"They'd like to see removal of (Smith's retirement) benefits over 30 days (of employment)," Forster said. "We're going to let the voters know how much (Wojtaszek and Updegrove) support women's rights."

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