2018 Congressional Primary Endorsements

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The Equality New York PAC is proud to endorse the following candidates for Federal office in the June 26th, 2018 Primary. These candidates have demonstrated their support for the LGBTQI communities of our state, including the issues reflected in our legislative platform. We believe that our country is best served by elected officials who understand, listen to, and engage the …

Toby Ann Stavisky (D) for Senate District 16

Equality New York Candidates, Endorsed for New York State Senate

Senator Stavisky is the incumbent representing this Queens district. She has a long record of support for LGBTQI rights. She voted for the Marriage Equality Act in 2011. She is currently a co-sponsor of GENDA, the Child-Parent Security Act and the Conversion Therapy bill. She also voted for the Dream Act and the Safe Act. Senator Stavisky has been endorsed …

Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D) for Senate District 35

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Senator Stewart-Cousins is the incumbent representing this Westchester district. She is the Senate Minority Leader and will likely have significant influence during the next legislative session. In 2014, in her candidate questionnaire to the Pride Agenda, she expressed her support for GENDA, the Conversion Therapy bill and the Child-Parent Security Act. She also voted for SONDA, the the Marriage Equality …

Terry Gipson (D) for Senate District 41

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Terry Gipson is challenging Republican incumbent Republican Senator Sue Serino in this Hudson Valley district. Previously, Terry held the seat before losing his re-election campaign in 2014. As Senator, Terry was a co-sponsor of GENDA and the Conversion Therapy bill, and he had indicated his support for the Child-Parent Security Act. He also voted for the Dream Act and the …

Todd Kaminsky (D) for Senate District 9

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Todd is the Democratic incumbent in this district on the southwest corner of Long Island. By a slim margin, he won the Special Election in April, replacing disgraced Republican majority leader Dean Skelos. Todd has been endorsed by TransPAC. He is a co-sponsor of GENDA and, as an Assembly Member, voted for both GENDA and the Conversion Therapy bill. In …

Jose M. Serrano (D) for Senate District 29

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Senator Serano is the incumbent representing this Manhattan district. He is a co-sponsor of GENDA, the Conversion Therapy bill, and the Child-Parent Security Act. He also voted for the the Marriage Equality Act, the Dream Act and the Safe Act. Senator Serano has been endorsed by Stonewall Democrats of NYC, Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club of NYC, and the Gay …