Posted by: vote4claxton | August 19, 2009

MARQUEZ CLAXTON GAINS THE ENDORSEMENT OF NEW YORK CITY’S LARGEST PUBLIC EMPLOYEE UNION – DISTRICT COUNCIL 37

 

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July 9, 2009
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DC 37, the city’s largest municipal employee union, endorses candidates for New York City Council and Staten Island Borough President races

The Executive Board of District Council 37, the city’s largest public employee union with 125,000 members and 50,000 retirees, voted to endorse the following candidates for the New York City Council and Staten Island Borough President races for the Tuesday, September 15th Democratic primary election. [See list below.]

The vote by the DC 37 Executive Board follows the recommendations of the DC 37 Screening Committee.

“The DC 37 Executive Board endorsed this list of very qualified candidates because of their proven record in support of the issues important to the men and women we represent who work so hard to serve New York,” said DC 37 Executive Director Lillian Roberts. “We firmly believe that these candidates will best represent the interests of the labor community of our city and our state. Our endorsement brings with it a pledge to work diligently on their behalf with our powerful, sophisticated field operations to get out the vote. We have a proven record of successfully supporting our endorsed candidates”.

Roberts added, “I want to thank the DC 37 Screening Committee and the DC 37 Executive Board for their hard work and deliberations throughout this election season and most especially for their selections of our endorsed candidates.”

District Council 37 is New York City’s largest public employee union, with 125,000 members and 50,000 retirees.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

District Council 37 Endorsements
for the September 14th Primary, 2009
New York City Council
     
Manhattan
  1 PJ Kim (Gerson)
  2 Rosie Mendez
  3 No Recommendation (Quinn)
  4 No Recommendation (Garodnick)
  5 Jessica S. Lappin
  6 Gale A. Brewer
  7 Robert Jackson
  8 Melissa Mark-Viverito
  9 Inez E. Dickens
  10 Miguel Martinez
     
Bronx    
  11 G. Oliver Koppell
  12 Larry B. Seabrook
  13 James Vacca
  14 Fernando Cabrera (Baez)
  15 Joel Rivera
  16 Helen D. Foster
  17 Maria Del Carmen Arroyo
  18 Annabel Palma
     
Queens    
  19 Jerry Iannece (Open Seat – Avella)
  20 S.J. Jung (Open Seat – Liu)
  21 Julissa Ferreras
  22 Peter F. Vallone
  23 Mark Weprin (Open Seat – Weprin)
  24 James F. Gennaro
  25 Helen Sears
  26 James Van Bramer (Open Seat – Gioia)
  27 Leroy G. Comrie, Jr.
  28 Thomas White, Jr.
  29 Karen Koslowitz (Open Seat – Katz)
  30 Elizabeth Crowley
  31 Marquez Claxton (Sanders)
  32 Frank Gulluscio (Ulrich)
     
Brooklyn    
  33 Stephen Levin (Open Seat -Yassky)
  34 Diane Reyna
  35 Letitia James
  36 No Recommendation (Vann)
  37 Erik Martin Dilan
  38 Sara M. Gonzalez
  39 No Recommendation (Open Seat – DeBlasio)
  40 Mathieu Eugene
  41 Darlene Mealy
  42 Charles Barron
  43 Vincent J. Gentile
  44 Simcha Felder
  45 Jummane Williams (Stewart)
  46 Lewis A. Fidler
  47 Domenic M. Recchia, Jr.
  48 Michael C. Nelson
     
Staten Island    
  49 Debbie Rose
  50 James Oddo (R)
  51 Vincent Ignizio (R)
R =Republican    
     

 

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