Halfmoon Town Councilwoman Daphne Jordan is running for the New York State Senate’s 43rd District. A successful small businesswoman prior to entering elective office, Daphne Jordan was overwhelmingly elected to the Halfmoon Town Board in 2014, and was re-elected in 2015 with no opposition. She has a proven record of public service to the community, and helped grow the Town’s General Fund balance from $70,000 to $3 million, attracted new businesses, expanded recreational trails and open spaces and was part of the effort to create a Veterans Memorial.
As our next Senator, Daphne Jordan will honor our values, keep her promises and work to:
- Deliver real tax relief to help hard working families
- Support economic development to create more good-paying jobs and grow our economy
- Cut Albany’s wasteful government spending and job-killing red tape
- Oppose unfunded state mandates that drive up property taxes
- Support our first responders and honor our veterans
- Fight for a better New York State
Daphne Jordan currently serves as Legislative Director and Senate Local Government Committee Director for Senator Kathy Marchione. Daphne has worked with local governments on their home rule legislation and helped develop Senator Marchione’s public policy agenda that has created 69 new state laws.
Daphne volunteered her time, talents, experience and expertise serving as a Trustee, member of the Executive Committee and as Treasurer for the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library. Overseeing and managing a $3 million operating budget and $15 million construction budget for the new library – completed on budget. In addition, she developed the first template for the library’s five-year budget plan and served as liaison to facilitate and procure a $408,000 grant for a Green and LEED Certified Library.
A USA Certified Swim Official, Daphne is also a proud swim mom and supporter of the Shenendehowa Men’s Swimming and Diving Team. She resides in the Town of Halfmoon with her husband Phil and their sons Lane (24) and James (17).