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VOTERS GUIDE Long Island Voters Guide: Nov. 7, 2023 general election

Amber D. Wilson

Amber D. Wilson is running for Town Clerk, Town of Shelter Island

Amber D. Wilson

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AMBER D. WILSON

Republican

BACKGROUND:

  • Wilson, 36, of Shelter Island, is making her first bid for elected office and is also running on the Conservative line.
  • She was appointed to the position in December when longtime town clerk Dorothy Ogar retired. Wilson has been working in the office for just under two years.
  • She is a high school graduate and moved to Long Island from California about 15 years ago.

ISSUES:

  • Wilson said she has been working hard to bring everything online, make processes transparent and update the office.
  • She said she is looking for grants to help with digitizing and preserving town documents to make records more accessible and share “a tremendous amount of great history.”
  • She said she is working to make the office more structured and digitize records preceding 2017.

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