The job change brought Yang’s family to the Lower Hudson Valley, where IBM has long maintained a major presence.
In 2015, he made a return to the Hudson Valley, purchasing a 4-bedroom, 3-bath home in the town of New Paltz.
Mast, who called Yang “brilliant,” has been a supporter of Yang’s campaign, penning a faith-based message in support of universal basic income for Yang’s website.
Yang’s campaign, meanwhile, maintains an enthusiastic following in the Hudson Valley and Ulster County in particular.
A supporter since he first launched his campaign in 2017, Sono said she’s been heartened to see Yang’s campaign continuing to gain public support.