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2018 New York State General Election Endorsements


Letitia James for New York Attorney General
Liuba Grechen Shirley for Congressional District 2: Long Island
Kathleen Cleary for Senate District 2: Long Island
Monica Martinez for Senate District 3: Long Island
Phil Boyle for Senate District 4: Long Island
John Brooks for Senate District 8: Long Island
Tony Avella for Senate District 11: Bayside, Queens
Jessica Ramos for Senate District 13: Jackson Heights, Queens
Joseph Addabbo for Senate District 15: Southern parts of Queens
Andrew Gounardes for Senate District 22: Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst, Marine Park and south Brooklyn
Brian Kavanagh for Senate District 26: Lower Manhattan & Brooklyn Waterfront
Liz Krueger for Senate District 28: UES, Midtown East
Robert Jackson for Senate District 31: UWS, West Harlem, Washington Heights, Inwood
Luis Sepulveda for Senate District 32: The Bronx
James Skoufis for Senate District 39: Orange County and part of Rockland County
Karen Smythe for Senate District 41: Dutchess and Columbia counties
Neil Breslin for State Senate District 44: Albany and part of Rensselaer County
Jeremy Cooney for Senate District 56: Rochester
Carima El-Behairy for Senate District 60: Buffalo
Brian Barnwell for Assembly District 30: Woodside, Queens
Deborah Glick for Assembly District 66: Greenwich Village, TriBeCa
Linda Rosenthal for Assembly District 67: Upper West Side
Harvey Epstein for Assembly District 74: East Village

Ballot Proposals 1,2,3: Vote YES

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We evaluated the candidates with a questionnaire, interview, recommendations and background research. Our statewide legislative priorities include:

• Creating an animal protection caucus in the state legislature
• Passing the Consolidated Animal Crimes Bill to increase penalties for crimes committed against animals
• Ending the cruel practice of cat declawing
• Banning the sale of animals in pet stores unless they come from a rescue or shelter
• Cracking down on storefront slaughterhouses

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