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More endorsements for Queens candidates


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

CITY COUNCIL

The New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO endorsed another round of City Council candidates, all of whom for Queens are running for relection:

City Council District 20: Peter Koo
City Council District 23: Mark Weprin
City Council District 25: Daniel Dromm
City Council District 26: Jimmy Van Bramer

BOROUGH PRESIDENT

Former Public Advocate and 2001 Democratic mayoral candidate Mark Green endorsed former Deputy Borough President Barry Grodenchik.

The League of Humane Voters of New York City and New York State endorsed State Senator Tony Avella.

 

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Queens candidates rack up backing


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

CITY COUNCIL

New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO endorsed several Queens candidates for City Council districts:

INCUMBENTS

City Council District 21: Julissa Ferreras
City Council District 29: Karen Koslowitz
City Council District 30: Elizabeth Crowley
City Council District 31: Donovan Richards

OPEN SEATS

City Council District 22: Costa Constantinides
City Council District 24: Rory Lancman
City Council District 27: Daneek Miller

Peter Tu, executive director of Flushing Chinese Business Association, personally endorsed Austin Shafran for District 19.

BOROUGH PRESIDENT

The National Organization for Women Political Action Committee (NOW PAC) endorsed State Senator Jose Peralta.

The Mason Tenders District Council of Greater New York and Long Island endorsed former Councilmember and former Assemblymember Melinda Katz.

 

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More endorsements come in for Queens, mayoral candidates


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

City Council

The Working Families Party last week endorsed several Queens candidates for City Council. Five incumbents received the party’s backing, as did three candidates running for open seats.

Incumbents:
City Council District 21: Julissa Ferreras
City Council District 25: Daniel Dromm
City Council District 26: Jimmy Van Bramer
City Council District 30: Elizabeth Crowley
City Council District 31: Donovan Richards

Open Seats:
City Council District 24: Rory Lancman
City Council District 27: Daneek Miller
City Council District 34: Antonio Reynoso

New York City Central Labor Council endorsed Austin Shafran in the City Council District 19 race.

Mayor

State Senator Serphin Maltese endorsed Republican candidate John Catsimatidis.

Borough President

United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1500 endorsed Melinda Katz for Borough President.

 

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