Union representing 2,000 Long Island workers also endorses 16 candidates in Nassau and Suffolk County races
NEW YORK — 32BJ SEIU, the largest property service union in the country, including about 2,000 members who live and work in Long Island, announced today that its members endorsed Steve Bellone for Suffolk County Executive, and Madeline Singas for Nassau County District Attorney.
“Steve Bellone has been a strong advocate for immigrants, especially TPS holders, in the county, and fought hard to elect Democratic state senators who are bringing home results for Long Island” said Lenore Friedlaender, assistant to the president of 32BJ SEIU. “Madeline Singas has been a strong supporter of important criminal justice reform measures. Both are proven fighters, and we look forward to working with them to enhance the well-being of working families in Long Island.”
The union’s members endorsed Bellone, Singas and 16 other incumbent candidates.
32BJ is proud to endorse the following candidates in Long Island:
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen
Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth
Nassau County Legislature
District 1- Kevan Abrahams
District 2 – Siela Bynoe
District 3 – Carrie Solages
District 10 – Ellen Birnbaum
District 11 – Delia Deriggi-Whitton
District 18 – Joshua Lafazan
Suffolk County Legislature
District 2 – Bridget Flemming
District 5 – Kara Hahn
District 6 – Sarah Anker
District 7 – Rob Calarco
District 8 – Bill Lindsay
District 15- DuWayne Gregory
District 16 – Susan Berland
District 18 – William Spencer
Elections will take place November 5, 2019. And, And, thanks to the hard work of 32BJ members and our allies, for the first time ever, New York voters will be able to cast their votes early, October 26 through November 3.
With over 175,000 members in 12 states and Washington DC, including 2,000 who live and work in Long Island, 32BJ is the largest building service workers union in the country.