Leslie Danks Burke (D) for Senate District 58

Equality New York Candidates, Endorsed for New York State Senate

Leslie Danks Burke is the Democratic challenger to Republican Senator Tom O’Mara in this Southern Tier district. She has expressed support for GENDA, the Conversion Therapy bill, and the Child-Parent Security Act. As a lawyer, Leslie helped her lesbian sister in-law overcome the hurdles to the problematic second parent adoption laws in Colorado and promises to lend her experience to the fight to pass the Child-Parent Security Act.