Jason West

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Birthday
26, 1977
Birthplace
Latham, NY
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
26, 1977 (age 41)
Birthplace
Latham, NY

About

American Green Party politician who served as Mayor of New Paltz, New York from 2003 to 2007 and was re-elected in 2011. In 2004, he attracted national media attention when he agreed to marry same-sex couples in New Paltz, although the practice was not yet legal in New York.

Before Fame

He attended the State University of New York at New Paltz and later studied at the University of California at Berkeley. 

Trivia

In 2005, he published the book Dare to Hope: Saving American Democracy.

Family Life

He was born in Latham, New York.

Associated With

He ran for mayor as a Green Party candidate, and his campaign was endorsed by Ralph Nader.