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Key Endorsements: Michael Bloomberg

The following is a list of endorsements to re-elect Bloomberg as mayor of New York City from newspapers, civic groups, unions and other labor organizations and politicians. It was culled from his Web site and from newspaper accounts and Internet searches. This is not intended to be comprehensive. It is also a work in progress. If you know of any additional endorsements, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



Ecua Times
(in pdf format; in Spanish)
(newspaper for the Ecuadoran community)

Ecuador Times

Sing Tao
(Chinese-language newspaper)

Civic Groups

Haitian-American Alliance for Progress

Independence Party

Latina Political Action Committee

New York League of Conservation Voters
"The New York League of Conservation Voters' endorsement of Mayor Bloomberg for re-election recognizes his outstanding record in protecting clean air, clean water, parks and solid waste," said Charles S. Warren, chairperson of the group's board.

NARAL Pro-Choice New York

National Latino Peace Officers Association

Unions and Other Labor Groups

Represents apparel, textile and laundry workers

Hotel TradesCouncil

Building and Construction Trades Council
(Represents 60 labor unions with a combined membership of roughly 100,000)

Building workers and security guards
(Service Employees International Union 32BJ)

NYC District Council of Carpenters

City Mechanics (Local 246)

District Council 37
(The largest municipal employees union)

Day Care Workers
(District Council 1707)

Doctor's Council-SEIU

Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association


New York State Laborers Union

Local Union Number 3 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

New York Police Department Hispanic Society

New York State Court Officers Association

Painters, District Council s

Plumbers Local Union No. 1

Uniformed EMTs and Paramedics - FDNY

Taxi Drivers
(NYS Federation of Taxi Drivers)

Uniformed EMS Workers - FDNY


Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani

Former Mayor Ed Koch

Former Representative Herman Badillo

Westchester District Attorney and Republican Senate candidate Jeanine Pirro

State Assemblymember Dov Hikind
"I'm a proud Democrat, but as we get closer to November, more and more Democrats are saying that the future of New York City is more important than party labels. I'm supporting the best candidate

Councilmember Simcha Felder


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