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«NY State Senate District 14 NY State Senate District 20»

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Sean Henry (D)

John Sampson (D)

Dell Smitherman (D, WF)

Elias Weir (D, C)

Evelin Laussell (D, R)       


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Sean Henry (D)

Campaign Website
Facebook
Twitter

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Endorsements

Currently: Consultant, Hudson Guild

Previous Work: Director of Homelessness Prevention Services & Special Assistant to the Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Homeless Services; Program Manager, NYC Department of Homeless Services; 863rd Reserve Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army

Education: MPA, New York University; BA, Southern Illinois University


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Organizations: Lambda Independent Democrats (LID)

Individuals: Regina Powell, Community Activist 

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John Sampson (D)

Website - Official Senator's Page
Facebook - Official Senator's Page
Twitter - Official Senator's Page

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Record in Office

Currently: NY State Senator for the 19th District

Previous Work: Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society of New York

Education: BA, Brooklyn College-CUNY; JD, Albany Law School


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Organizations: Brooklyn Democratic Party

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Dell Smitherman (D, WF)

Campaign Website
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On the Issues

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Currently: Political Coordinator, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

Previous Work: Staff Attorney for the Legal Aid Society of New York

Education: Queens College-CUNY


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Endorsements

Organizations: Working Families Party; 1199SEIU; Brooklyn Young Democrats; CWA District 1; UAW Region 9A; United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500; Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union; DC9 Painters; The Met Council on Housing; Local 46 Metallic Lathers and Reinforcing Iron Workers; Teamsters Joint Council 16; 32BJ SEIU; Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC; Amsterdam News; Empire State Pride Agenda; Citizens Union; NY Daily News

Individuals: NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo; NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio; NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer

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Elias Weir (D, C)

Campaign Website
Facebook

Currently: Acting President, Canarsie by Choice; Member of South Canarsie Civic Association; Advisor, Canarise Bridges Advisory Council; President, Canarsie Civic Association

Previous Work: Local #3 I.B.E.W. Union Representative; Auxiliary Police Officer; PTA President

Education: BA, New York Institute of Technology; Additional studies at Baruch College and Pace University


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*Source for Elias Weir's issue stances: Gotham Gazette Questionnaire


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Evelin Laussell (R)

 

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Candidates' statements taken from their respective websites and press releases, unless otherwise noted.