The Allegany County Green Party condemns the tasteless and blatantly ignorant comments of LeRoy Myers. He is purported, by the Cumberland Times, to have said “you could probably take the whole of South End of Cumberland and tear down the houses.” This was an area where he was elected to represent the people of District 1C. As a former Delegate, Myer's comments are outright disrespectful.
The Allegany County Green Party stands by all residents of Allegany County.
This is our home. These are our neighbors. We are not giving up. We are going to stand up for ourselves and each other.
The Allegany County Green Party asks residents of South Cumberland and all of District 1C to contact LeRoy Myers successor, Delegate Mike McKay, to condemn Meyers’ statements, which can only be truly described as a total betrayal to his former constituents.
Delegate Mike McKay: