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BEACON – Dutchess County Minority Leader Yvette Valdés Smith announced her candidacy for Senate District 39 to represent parts of Dutchess, Orange, and Putnam counties in the State Legislature. As a former local public school teacher, longstanding union member, and proud Latina, Yvette is running to bring the urgently needed representation and crucial resources that SD-39 has been lacking under current leadership. Yvette Valdés Smith enters this race already with the endorsements and support of elected officials from all levels of government, party leaders, and labor, including Local CWA 1120, Congressman Pat Ryan, all three County Democratic Committees, Assemblymember Dana Levenberg, former Dutchess County Comptroller Robin Lois, and countless others.