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For Immediate Release: March 1, 2013

UFA Members Elect New Manhattan Trustee

Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) members today elected Vincent Speciale of Engine 55 as the union’s new Manhattan Trustee replacing Daniel Murphy. In accordance with the UFA constitution Firefighter Speciale’s term of office begins immediately.

In balloting and vote count process directed by the American Arbitration Association, under the observation of the UFA Elections Committee, Firefighter Speciale received 575 votes (53.6%), Firefighter Gregory Broms of Ladder 10 had 408 votes (38%) and Firefighter David Sinclair of Ladder 21 achieved 89 votes (8.3%). 1,072 valid ballots were returned and counted.

The UFA Executive Board extends it congratulations to Firefighter Speciale on his election and thanks all of the members and candidates that took part in the election process.

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