Endorsement roundup

By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com |


Assemblymember Aravella Simotis endorsed Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. for Borough President.


The Queens Democratic Party endorsed the following Candidates for City Council:

District 19: Paul Vallone

District 20: Councilmember
Peter Koo

District 22: Costa Constantinides

District 23: Councilmember
Mark Weprin

District 24: former Assemblymember
Rory Lancman

District 25: Councilmember
Daniel Dromm

District 26: Councilmember
Jimmy Van Bramer

District 28: Councilmember
Donovan Richards

District 29: Councilmember
Karen Koslowitz

District 30: Councilmember
Elizabeth Crowley

District 32: Lew Simon

The New York Hotel Trades Council endorsed Austin Shafran for District 19.


Congressmember Gregory Meeks endorsed former City Comptroller Bill Thompson.

Union 1199 SEIU endorsed Public Advocate Bill de Blasio.

Brooklyn politicians: Assemblywoman Inez Barron, City Council candidate Ari Kagan and Democratic district leaders Melba Brown, Betty Ann Canizio, Jeanette Givant, Christopher Olechowski, Chris Owens, Corey Provost and Charles Ragusa endorsed City Comptroller John Liu.