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Harvey Epstein For NY State Assembly – District 74, Manhattan: VOTE in the Special Election on April 24, 2018.
Harvey’s district covers parts of Midtown East, Stuy Town, East Village, and the Lower East Side. (District map here). Find your polling place here.

From the candidate:
“Our rescue dog, Homer, is a beloved member of my family. My wife and I have lived with numerous rescue animals, including a rabbit, a guinea pig, several cats, a few gerbils, and some foster dogs. My wife and I are both vegetarians, and our daughter is a vegan. We support numerous local, statewide, and national animal organizations financially. I believe we need to include humane treatment of animals as part of our legislative package in Albany. The way we treat animals is a good measure of how compassionate we are as a society. My commitment to justice and to the elimination of all forms of cruelty extends to the animals with which we share our planet.”
Harvey is also a supporter of banning the sale of cats and dogs in pet stores (unless they are sourced from a rescue or shelter, banning the cruel practice of cat declawing, and a permanent moratorium on licenses for slaughterhouses in NYC.


Liuba Grechen Shirley For Congress – District 2, Long Island: VOTE June 26, 2018
Join us for a fundraiser for Liuba on Monday, March 26th, 6-8pm at Solas Bar! Tickets here.

Past Endorsements

City Council:

Margaret Chin 1 BPC, Chinatown, FiDi, Little Italy, LES, NoHo, SoHo, South Street Seaport, TriBeCa, Washington Square
Carlina Rivera 2 East Village, Gramercy Park, Kips Bay, LES, Murray Hill, Rose Hill
Corey Johnson 3 Chelsea, Hell’s Kitchen, Greenwich Village, West SoHo, Hudson Square, Times Square, Garment District, Flatiron, UWS
Keith Powers 4 Upper East Side, Carnegie Hill, Yorkville, Central Park South, Midtown East, Times Square, Koreatown, Peter Cooper Village and Stuy Town, Waterside Plaza, Tudor City, Turtle Bay, Murray Hill, Sutton Place
Ben Kallos 5 Upper East Side, Yorkville, Lenox Hill, Carnegie Hill, Roosevelt Island, Midtown East, Sutton Place, El Barrio
Helen Rosenthal 6 Central Park, Lincoln Square, UWS, Clinton
Mark Levine 7 Manhattan Valley, Manhattanville, Morningside Heights, Hamilton Heights
Diana Ayala 8 El Barrio/East Harlem, Mott Haven, Highbridge, Concourse, Longwood, Port Morris
Bill Perkins 9 Central Harlem, Morningside Heights, Upper West Side, East Harlem
Ydanis Rodriguez 10 Washington Heights, Inwood, Marble Hill
Fernando Cabrera 14 Morris Heights, University Heights, Fordham, Kingsbridge
Rafael Salamanca 17 Concourse Village, Crotona Park East, East Tremont, Hunts Point, Longwood, Melrose, Morrisania, Port Morris, West Farms, North Brother Island, South Brother Island
Paul Vallone 19 Auburndale, Bay Terrace, Bayside, Beechhurst, College Point, Douglaston, Flushing, Little Neck, Malba, Whitestone
Francisco Moya 21 East Elmhurst, Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, and Corona in Queens, including Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Lefrak City and LaGuardia Airport
Barry Grodenchik 23 Bayside, Bellerose, Douglaston, Floral Park, Fresh Meadows, Glen Oaks, Hollis, Hollis Hills, Holliswood, Little Neck, Queens Village
Danny Dromm 25 Elmhurst, Jackson Heights
Bob Holden 30 Glendale, Maspeth, Middle Village, Ridgewood, Woodhaven, Woodside
Eric Ulrich 32 Belle Harbor, Breezy Point, Broad Channel, Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Neponsit, Ozone Park, Richmond Hill, Rockaway Park, Roxbury, South Ozone Park, West Hamilton Beach, Woodhaven
Steve Levin 33 Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Downtown Brooklyn, Dumbo, Fulton Ferry, Greenpoint, Vinegar Hill, Williamsburg
Antonio Reynoso 34 Williamsburg, Bushwick, Ridgewood
Jabari Brisport 35 Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, Bedford Stuyvesant
Carlos Menchaca 38 Red Hook, Sunset Park, Windsor Terrace
Justin Brannan 43 Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach
Jumaane Williams 45 Flatbush, East Flatbush, Flatlands, Midwood, Canarsie
Dylan Schwartz 51 Annadale, Arden Heights, Bay Terrace, Charleston, Eltingville, Great Kills, Greenridge, Heartland Village, Huguenot, New Springville, Pleasant Plains, Prince’s Bay, Richmond Valley, Rossville, Tottenville, Woodrow

NYC Mayor: Bill de Blasio
NYC Public Advocate: Letitia James
NYC Comptroller: Scott Stringer
Manhattan Boro Pres: Gale Brewer
Brooklyn Boro Pres: Eric Adams

Ballot Prop 1: We recommend voting YES on Prop One because our current state constitution has zero protections for animal rights, and this is an opportunity to change that. Learn more here.