32BJ Congratulates Yuh-Line Niou on Democratic Primary Win

32BJ Congratulates Yuh-Line Niou on Democratic Primary Win

New York –32BJ SEIU members congratulate Yuh-Line Niou and other endorsed candidates on winning their Primary Elections for New York State Senate and Assembly today.

“Yuh-Line has a history of standing up for workers, including airport workers fighting for a union and security officers fighting for a fair contract and we know she’ll continue to fight for working New Yorkers in Albany,” said 32BJ President Hector Figueroa. “Her victory and others for our endorsed candidates tonight are a win for working people in our state as we get one step closer to getting these candidates elected and passing the legislation we need.”

Niou won her primary to represent Assembly District 65 in Lower Manhattan. Other winning candidates endorsed by 32BJ include:

NY State Senate:

  • SD10     James Sanders – (Parts of Queens, Jamaica, the Rockaways)
  • SD16     Toby Ann Stavisky – (Parts of Queens, Flushing, Forest Hills)
  • SD18     Martin Dilan – (Parts of Brooklyn, Bushwick, Williamsburg)
  • SD19     Roxanne Persaud – (Parts of Brooklyn, Canarsie, East New York)
  • SD25     Velmanette Montgomery – (Parts of Brooklyn, Bedford-Stuyvesant)
  • SD33     Gustavo Rivera – (Parts of the Bronx, Kingsbridge, University Heights)
  • SD36     Jamaal Bailey– (Parts of the Bronx, Co-Op City, Baychester)

 

NY State Assembly:

  • AD6      Phil Ramos – (Parts of Long Island, Suffolk County – Brentwood)
  • AD18    Earlene Hooper – (Parts of Long Island, Nassau County, Hempstead)
  • AD20    Anthony Eramo – (Parts of Long Island, Nassau County, Long Beach)
  • AD23    Stacey Pheffer Amato – (Parts of Queens, the Rockaways)
  • AD25    Nily Rozic – (Parts of Queens, Fresh Meadows)
  • AD29    Alicia Hyndman – (Parts of Queens, Laurelton, Rosedale)
  • AD42    Rodneyse Bichotte – (Parts of Brooklyn, Flatbush, Ditmas Park)
  • AD44    Robert Carroll – (Parts of Brooklyn, Windsor Terrace, Kensington)
  • AD46    Pam Harris – (Parts of Brooklyn, Coney Island, Bay Ridge)
  • AD55    Latrice Walker – (Parts of Brooklyn, Brownsville, East New York)
  • AD56    Tremaine Wright – (Parts of Brooklyn, Bedford Stuyvesant)
  • AD59    Jamie Williams – (Parts of Brooklyn, Canarsie, Flatbush)

AD86    Victor Pichardo – (Parts of the Bronx, University Heights, Fordham Heights)

“Our members were proud to get out the vote for these candidates because they’ll fight to protect workers’ rights and pass the DREAM Act so that young immigrants have a chance to contribute to our state,” Figueroa said.

With more than 155,000 members in 11 states, including 70,000 in New York City, 32BJ SEIU is the largest property service workers union in the country.

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