Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Volume CIX, No. 9September, 2009

Voting is every citizen’s right and obligation. It is important that you make your voice heard in every primary and general election.

Below is a list of Local 802’s endorsements to date. More candidates will be added shortly. As civic participation is a union value, we encourage you get involved in any of these important races. For more information, click on the candidates’ names. To find your polling place, visit the League of Women Voters Education Fund (

Mayor: Bill Thompson

Comptroller: David Yassky

Manhattan DA: Richard Aborn

Public Advocate: Bill DeBlasio

City Council District Races:

1st: Alan Gerson
2nd: Rosie Mendez
3rd: Christine Quinn
5th: Jessica Lappin
10th: Ydanis Rodriguez
11th: Oliver Koppell
19th: Paul Vallone
26th: Jimmy Van Bramer
29th: Heidi Chain
30th: Elizabeth Crowley
32nd: Frank Gulluscio
34th: Diana Reyna
41st: Tulani Kinard

Special Election, New York State Assembly
38th Assembly District
(Glendale, Ozone Park, Richmond Hill, Ridgewood, Woodhaven)
Michael G. Miller