For Immediate Release

September 11, 2014

Contact: Carrie Mumah at carrie.mumah@ppnyc.org or 404-310-0302

 

Planned Parenthood NYC Votes Congratulates Endorsed Primary Winners

NEW YORK – Planned Parenthood NYC Votes today congratulated its endorsed candidates who won their primary races on Tuesday.

"New York City voters made it clear Tuesday that they demand leaders who will advance reproductive health and rights," said Joan Malin of Planned Parenthood NYC Votes. "At a time when reproductive health care access is under attack across the country, it is more critical than ever to have champions in Albany who will help pass critical bills like the Women's Equality Act and the Boss Bill. I have no doubt that these candidates are up to the task."

Planned Parenthood NYC Votes congratulates the following endorsed candidates who won their races in the primary election:

 

  CANDIDATE                DISTRICT                                  

Assembly  
Rodneyse Bichotte 42
Steven Cymbrowitz 45
Jo Anne Simon 52
Rebecca Seawright 76
 
Senate                    
Leroy Comrie 14
Toby Ann Stavisky 16
Liz Kreuger 28
Gustavo Rivera 33
Ruth Hassell-Thompson 36


Planned Parenthood NYC Votes will announce additional endorsements throughout the fall leading up to the general election on November 4 on its web site at http://www.ppnycaction.org/politicalcommittee.

 

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Planned Parenthood NYC Votes is a non-partisan organization committed to supporting candidates who are leaders on sexual and reproductive health issues for city and state office.

Paid for by Planned Parenthood NYC Votes.

 


                                                                                                 

For Immediate Release

September 2, 2014

Contact: Carrie Mumah at carrie.mumah@ppnyc.org or (404) 310-0302

 

Planned Parenthood NYC Votes Announces 2014 Electoral Endorsements

Announcement is First of Rolling Endorsements

NEW YORK – Planned Parenthood NYC Votes today proudly announced its first endorsements for the 2014 election cycle. Endorsements will be rolled out throughout the fall leading up to the general election on November 4.

"New York State was once this nation’s leader in advancing women’s health and rights, and we need to reclaim that leadership role," said Joan Malin of Planned Parenthood NYC Votes. "In 2014, we must elect champions who will go to Albany to work to improve access to reproductive health care and support critical bills like the Women's Equality Act and the Boss Bill, and not undermine their passage."

Candidates for Senate and Assembly seats were asked to complete a questionnaire. Planned Parenthood NYC Votes staff and board members have also interviewed candidates in key races. The questionnaire can be found here: http://www.ppnycaction.org/questionnaire.

The following is a full list of Planned Parenthood NYC Votes endorsements to date:

 

STATEWIDE

Andrew Cuomo, Governor

Kathy Hochul, Lieutenant Governor

Tom DiNapoli, Comptroller

Eric Schneiderman, Attorney General

 

ASSEMBLY

Candidate                                 District

Michaelle Solages 22
Nily Rozic 25
Michele Titus 31
Michael DenDekker 34
Catherine Nolan 37
Helene Weinstein 41
Rodneyse Bichotte 42
Steven Cymbrowitz 45
Jo Anne Simon 52
Kim Council  54
Roxanne Persaud 59
Sheldon Silver 65
Deborah Glick 66
Linda Rosenthal 67
Robert Rodriguez 68
Daniel O'Donnell 69
Dan Quart 73
Richard Gottfried 75
Rebecca Seawright 76
Jeffrey Dinowitz 81

 

SENATE

Candidate                                 District

Michael Gianaris 12
Jose Peralta 13
Leroy Comrie 14
Toby Ann Stavisky 16
Dell Smitherman 19
Jamie Kemmerer 22
Velmanette Montgomery 25
Liz Kreuger 28
Gustavo Rivera 33
Ruth Hassell-Thompson 36

 

Additional endorsements may be announced periodically and will be posted on the Planned Parenthood NYC Votes web site at http://www.ppnycaction.org/politicalcommittee.

For an interview, please contact Carrie Mumah at carrie.mumah@ppnyc.org or 404-310-0302.

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Planned Parenthood NYC Votes is a non-partisan organization committed to supporting candidates who are leaders on sexual and reproductive health issues for city and state office.

Paid for by Planned Parenthood NYC Votes.

Contact Planned Parenthood NYC Votes at 212-274-7314.






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