ROSENDALE — As the Hudson Valley barrels toward Election Day on Nov. 8, get-out-the-vote initiatives abound. Lawn signs and fundraisers are ubiquitous, but one of the more unusual initiatives — a tattoo party — took place Friday, Oct. 21 in a private home on Route 32 in Rosendale.
Alex Wojcik was the deputy mayor in New Paltz. Matthew Mackey is currently running for state Assembly District 101. They got I Voted! tattoos. spider creature that won the Ulster County Board of Election’s sticker contest (and many voters’ hearts) earlier this year. Ashley Dittus (the Democratic Board of Elections’ commissioner for Ulster County) watched. It began at 6:30 pm and continued until midnight.