2018 Congressional Primary Endorsements

Equality New York Candidates, Endorsed for US Congress, Endorsed for US Senate Leave a Comment

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 …

Kim Myers for Congressional District 22

Equality New York Candidates, Endorsed for US Congress

Kim Myers is the Democratic candidate running in the open race for central New YorkŐs Congressional District 22. She is running against Republican Claudia Tenney, who, as an Assembly Member, consistently voted against GENDA, the Conversion Therapy bill, the Safe Act, the Dream Act, and the Marriage Equality Act. Kim Myers has received the endorsement by the Human Rights Campaign …

Sean Patrick Maloney for Congressional District 18

Equality New York Candidates, Endorsed for US Congress

Only openly-LGBT member of NY’s Congressional delegation; has a 100% rating from HRC; co-sponsors the Equality Act, Every Child Deserves a Family Act, FAMILY Act, Global Respect Act, International Human Rights Defense Act, Respect for Marriage Act, Safe Schools Improvement Act, Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act, Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act, Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act, Customer Non-Discrimination Act

Richard Reichard for Congressional District 11

Equality New York Candidates, Endorsed for US Congress

Richard Reichard is the Democratic challenger to Republican Congress Member Daniel Donovan who co-sponsors nearly none of the bills important to the LGBTQI community. Richard Reichard has been endorsed by Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club of NYC, Stonewall Democrats of NYC, and Lambda Independent Democrats of Brooklyn for his support for the Equality Act and other bills important to the …

Tom Suozzi for Congressional District 3

Equality New York Candidates, Endorsed for US Congress

Tom Suozzi is the Democrat running in the open seat being vacated by Congressman Steve Israel in the north part of Long Island. In 2009, Suozzi authored a NYT op-ed endorsing marriage equality. As Nassau County Executive, he supported the creation of a countywide law that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity and gender expression. He has …