NYC Carpenters Endorse Candidates for City Council

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NEW YORK, NY – The New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters, a representative body comprised of nine locals and nearly 25,000 members, endorsed candidates in several key City Council races today. The District Council supports these candidates because of their proven record of advocacy for union members and their families.

“The Carpenters Union is proud to offer our endorsement and support to these candidates for City Council. They have demonstrated a firm commitment to our membership and all working class New Yorkers. We will work tirelessly to ensure their election and look forward to partnering with them in their role as Councilmembers.” -Joseph A. Geiger, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, NYC & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters

The NYC District Council of Carpenters is known for their expansive field operation and is prepared to be an active force in the 2017 election cycle. The District Council views participation in the electoral process as critical to protecting the livelihood of its membership. Fighting for candidates that will represent working class men and women is a role the District Council proudly embraces.

The full list of NYC District Council endorsed candidates can be found below:

CD 2 (Lower East Side): Carlina Rivera
CD 3 (Chelsea): Corey Johnson
CD 5 (UES, Roosevelt Island): Ben Kallos
CD 6 (Upper West Side): Helen Rosenthal
CD 7 (Northern Manhattan): Mark Levine
CD 8 (El Barrio, East Harlem, Mott Haven, Highbridge): Robert Rodriguez
CD 9 (Harlem): Marvin Holland
CD 13 (Bronx): Mark Gjonaj
CD 14 (Bronx): Fernando Cabrera
CD 15 (Bronx): Ritchie Torres
CD 16 (Bronx): Vanessa Gibson
CD 17(Bronx): Rafael Salamanca
CD 21 (East Elmhurst, Corona): Francisco Moya
CD 22 (Astoria): Costa Constantinides
CD 23 (Queens): Barry Grodenchik
CD 24 (Queens): Rory Lancman
CD 25 (Queens): Daniel Dromm
CD 26 (Long Island City): Jimmy Van Bramer
CD 27 (Jamaica): Daneek Miller
CD 28 (Southeast Queens): Hettie Powell
CD 29 (Queens): Karen Koslowitz
CD 30 (Middle Village): Elizabeth Crowley
CD 32 (Queens): Eric Ulrich
CD 34 (Bushwick, Ridgewood): Antonio Reynoso
CD 36 (Brooklyn): Robert Cornegy
CD 37 (Brooklyn): Rafael Espinal
CD 40 (Brooklyn): Mathieu Eugene
CD 41 (Brooklyn): Deidre Olivera
CD 45 (Brooklyn): Jumaane Williams
CD 46 (Brooklyn): Alan Maisel
CD 49 (Staten Island): Deb Rose

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