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NY State Senate District 11


«NY State Senate District 34 NY State Senate District 14»

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Tony Avella (D)

John Liu (D)

Paul Gilman (G)


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Tony Avella (D)

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Currently: NYS Senator for the 11th District (2010-Present)

Previous Work: City Council (D-19) (2002-2009)

Education: BA, Hunter College-CUNY


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Organizations: New York League of Conservation Voters; Communications Workers of America; Service Employees International Union 1199; International Union of Elevator Constructors; Plumbers Union Local 1; Retail Workers Union; Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union; Independent Democratic Conference; Uniformed Firefighters Association of NYC; Empire State Pride Agenda; The Patrolmens Benevolent Association; Sergeants Benevolent Association; Sierra Club; Citizens Union; The Queens Ledger/Queens Examiner; Local 246 SEIU Automotive/Mechanical; Motor Vehicle Operations Union Local 983; Uniformed EMTs, Paramedics & Fire Inspectors – Local 2507, FDNY; Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association, FDNY; New York State Troopers; Council of Administrators and Supervisors; Nassau County Sheriff's Correction Officer Benevolent Association; Public Employees Federation; New York State Supreme Court Officers; New York State Nurses Association; Clean Up Jamaica; NYS Nurses Association; NY Daily News

Individuals: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio; Congressman Steve Israel


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NYS Senate Committee Assignments: Chair, Social Services Committee; Vice-Chair, Environmental Conservation Committee; Member  of the Transportation, Education, Codes, Housing, NYC Education, Insurance, Judiciary and Banks Committees

NYC Council Committee Assignments: Chair, Zoning and Franchises Committee

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John Liu (D)


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Currently: Adjunct Professor, Baruch College-CUNY

Previous Work: Candidate, NYC Mayor (2013); Comptroller, (2010-2013); NY City Council (D-20) (2002-2010)

Education: BS, SUNY Binghamton


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Organizations: Queens County Democrats; Village Independent Democrats; Hotel & Motel Trades Council (HTC); NYC Coalition of Operating Engineers; United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 1500; IBEW Local 3; NYC School Prinicipals and Administrators; United Automobile Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of Amerca (UAW) Region 9A; International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 1; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3; NY Machinists Union; Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC; Amsterdam News; Metallic Lathers and Reinforcing Iron Workers Local 46; Daily Kos; NY Communities for Change; NY Daily News; Te94pxts PAC; Steamfitters Local 638; Mason Tenders District Council of Greater New York and Long Island; National Organization for Women PAC; Teamsters Joint Council 16; People for Quality Education; New York Times; Queens Tribune; Queens Courier; Queens Times; Queens Gazette; New York CaribNews; Queens-Politics; The New York Metropolitan Area Joint Board, the Laundry, Distribution and Food Service Joint Board and the New York-New Jersey Regional Joint Board of Workers United SEIU

Individuals: NYS Assemblyman Sheldon Silver (D-65), Queens Borough President Melinda Katz; Congresswoman Grace Meng; Congressman Joseph Crowley; Congressman Gregory Meeks; Former Congressman Gary Ackerman; State Senator Liz Krueger; Candidate for Lieute94pxt Governor Tim Wu; 


Record in Office

NYC Comptroller:

NYC Council Committee Assignments: Chair, Transportation Committee; Member, Education, Consumer Affairs, Health, Land Use, Contracts, Oversight & Investigations, and Lower Manhattan Redevelopment Committees

NYC Council Caucus Membership: Black, Hispanic, and Asian Caucus

Disqualification of Mayoral Campaign: Liu associates were convicted for illegally eliciting donations during Liu's mayoral bid. No charges were brought against Liu himself. Liu appealed on the grounds of personal damages to his repuation and career prospects. The court has not yet made a decision.

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Paul Gilman (G)

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For more on this race:

Rebellion vs. Redemption: Candidates with Something to Prove — Including What It Means to Be a Democrat, Brigid Bergin, WNYC, September 8, 2014

NY State Assembly District 77


«NY State Assembly District 76 NY State Assembly District 79»

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Carlton A. Curry (D)

Latoya Joyner (D)

Verdell Mack (D)

Sherrise Palomino (D)

Esperanza Reyes Acosta (R)

Benjamin Eggleston (C)

 


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Carlton A. Curry (D)

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Latoya Joyner (D)

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Currently: Court Attorney, NYC Civil Court; Member, Community Board 4

Previous Work: Community Liason (D-79); Associate Editor, Buffalo Journal of Gender, Law, and Social Policy

Education: BA, Stonybrook University SUNY; JD, Buffalo University SUNY


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Organizations: Hotel & Motel Trades Council (HTC); RWDSU; Bronx Democratic Committee; Local 1199; Working Families Party; 1199SEIU; Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC; Teamsters Joint Council 16; 32BJ; Empire State Pride Agenda

Individuals: Letitia James, NYC Public Advocate; Ruben Diaz Jr., Bronx Borough President; Carl Heastie, Bronx Democratic Party Chairman & Assembly Member; Vanessa L. Gibson, Council Member (D-16)

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Verdell Mack (D)

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Currently: First Lady, Gospel Hill Baptist Church Inc.; Strategic Fi94pxcial Consultant, Legal Shield; Member, Bronx Democratic Club

Previous Work: Residential Coordinator, Abbott House; Manager, Cerebral Palsy Association of NYS; Bank Officer, JP Morgan Chase

Education: BA, College of New Rochelle; Courses for MA, Mercy College 


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Sherrise Palomino (D)

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Currently: Adolescent Sexual Health Program Coordinator at BronxWorks

Previous Work: United Nations Association-USA, Organizer for Obama for America, We Are the Bronx Fellows, Transportation Alternatives Bronx Activist Committee, Bronx Museum of the Arts Advisory Council

Education: BA, St. John's University; MA, St. John's University


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Esperanza Reyes Acosta (R)

 

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Benjamin Eggleston (R)

 

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NY State Assembly District 76


«NY State Assembly District 65 NY State Assembly District 40»

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Rebecca Seawright (D)

 David Garland (R)

 

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Rebecca Seawright (D)

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Currently: Member, Community Board 8; Member, Board of Directors, CUNY Law School; Chair, Board of Directors, Feminist Press, CUNY

Previous Work: Labor Arbitrator, New York City Board of Education; Administrative Law Judge, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Education: JD, CUNY Law School


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*Source for Rebecca Seawright's issue stances, unless marked otherwise: Gotham Gazette Questionnaire


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Organizations: 32BJ Service Employees International Union; 1199SEIU; East Side Democratic Club (ESDC); Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club; Retail Grocery Store Union; Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU); Communications Workers of America (CWA), District 1; Communications Workers of America (CWA), Local 1180; Working Families Party (WFP); Local #46 Metallic Lathers Union and Reinforcing Iron Workers; New York Professional Nurses Union; NOW-NYC; NY State NOW organization; Eleanor's Legacy / Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Committee NY; Empire State Pride Agenda; Stonewall Democratic Club; Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 1 and Local 7; Gay and Lesbian Independent Democrats; Progressive Caucus Alliance; Te94pxts PAC; UAW District 9; Women's Campaign Fund

Individuals: NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer; NYC Public Advocate Tish James; Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer; NYS Senator Brad Hoylman; NYS Senator Liz Krueger; NYS Senator José M. Serrano; NYS Assembly Member Barbara Clark; NYS Assembly Member Dan Quart; NYS Assembly Member Walter Mosley; NYS Assembly Member Robert Rodriquez; NYS Assembly Member Deborah Glick; NYS Assembly Member Daniel O'Donnell; NYS Assembly Member Nily Rozic; NYC Council Member Ben Kallos; NYC Council Member Dan Garodnick; NYC Council Member Corey Johnson; NYC Council Member Helen Rosenthal; LGBT Activist Edie Windsor; Roe v. Wade Attorney Sarah Weddington; Former Chair NYS Democratic Party Judith Hope; Community Activist Dr. Elaine Walsh; Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney; Former Assemblymember Peter Grannis

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David Garland (R)

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Currently: Business Management Consultant

Previous Work: US Commerce Department; Candidate, NYC Council (D-5, 2013)

Education: Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; MBA, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School; MA, Foreign Affairs, University of Pennsylvania


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