Political Endorsements

Among the most important ways Local 802 and musicians can impact our communities and our legislative agenda is by supporting candidates who understand our priorities and the needs, values and challenges facing musicians and our families. Local 802 works with candidates and campaigns and identifies individuals that we believe will support our agenda, our careers and our neighborhoods.

Federal Office

  • Local 802 Endorses Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, Democrat, for United States Congress (NY-8)
  • Local 802 Endorses Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Democrat, for United States Congress (NY-10)
  • Local 802 Endorses Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Democrat, for United States Congress (NY-12)
  • Local 802 Endorses Rep. Adriano Espaillat, Democrat, for United States Congress (NY-13)

New York City (Citywide)

  • Local 802 Endorses Bill de Blasio for New York City Mayor
  • Local 802 Endorses Scott Stringer for New York City Comptroller
  • Local 802 Endorses Gale Brewer for Manhattan Borough President

New York City Council

  • Local 802 Endorses Carlina Rivera for New York City Council (District 2)
  • Local 802 Endorses Corey Johnson for New York City Council (District 3)
  • Local 802 Endorses Keith Powers for New York City Council (District 4)
  • Local 802 Endorses Helen Rosenthal for New York City Council (District 6)
  • Local 802 Endorses Mark Levine for New York City Council (District 7)
  • Local 802 Endorses Ydanis Rodriguez for New York City Council (District 10)
  • Local 802 Endorses Ritchie Torres for New York City Council (District 15)
  • Local 802 Endorses Jimmy Van Bramer for New York City Council (District 26)
  • Local 802 Endorses Rafael Espinal for New York City Council (District 37)
  • Local 802 Endorses Carlos Menchaca for New York City Council (District 38)
  • Local 802 Endorses Justin Brannan for New York City Council (District 43)

New York State Senate

  • Local 802 Endorses Jessica Ramos, Democrat, for New York State Senate (SD-13)
  • Local 802 Endorses Zellnor Myrie, Democrat, for New York State Senate (SD-20)
  • Local 802 Endorses Senator Brian Kavanagh, Democrat, for New York State Senate (SD-26)
  • Local 802 Endorses Senator Brad Hoylman, Democrat, for New York State Senate (SD-27)
  • Local 802 Endorses Senator Liz Krueger, Democrat, for New York State Senate (SD-28)
  • Local 802 Endorses Senator Brian Benjamin, Democrat, for New York State Senate (SD-30)
  • Local 802 Endorses Senator Jamaal Bailey, Democrat, for New York State Senate (SD-36)

New York State Assembly 

  • Local 802 Endorses Assemblymember Nily Rozic, Democrat, for State Assembly (AD-25)
  • Local 802 Endorses Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte, Democrat, for State Assembly (AD-42)
  • Local 802 Endorses Assemblymember Robert Carroll, Democrat, for State Assembly (AD-44)
  • Local 802 Endorses Assemblymember Jo-Anne Simon, Democrat, for State Assembly (AD-52)
  • Local 802 Endorses Assemblymember Walter Mosley, Democrat, for State Assembly (AD-57)
  • Local 802 Endorses Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou, Democrat, for State Assembly (AD-65)
  • Local 802 Endorses Assemblymember Deborah Glick, Democrat, for State Assembly (AD-66)
  • Local 802 Endorses Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal, Democrat, for State Assembly (AD-67)
  • Local 802 Endorses Assemblymember Carmen De La Rosa, Democrat, for State Assembly (AD-72)
  • Local 802 Endorses Assemblymember Dan Quart, Democrat, for State Assembly (AD-73)
  • Local 802 Endorses Assemblymember Harvey Epstein, Democrat, for State Assembly (AD-74)
  • Local 802 Endorses Assemblymember Rebecca Seawright, Democrat, for State Assembly (AD-76)
  • Local 802 Endorses Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Democrat, for State Assembly (AD-83)