New Yorkers Against Gun Violence today announced its candidate endorsements for the Congressional midterm elections on November 6, 2018. Each candidate has made a strong commitment to policies that reduce gun violence and help protect New York communities. NYAGV considered each candidate’s response to NYAGV’s candidate questionnaire, support for gun violence prevention legislation, and voting record, if applicable.

Rebecca Fischer, NYAGV Executive Director, stated, “Gun violence is preventable and New York State has shown that strong gun laws reduce gun deaths and injuries. We endorse these candidates because they have demonstrated that they have the leadership to stand up to the NRA and extremists in Congress and will work to enact federal legislation that will save lives. We urge New Yorkers to vote for these candidates on November 6th to help protect our families and communities.”

NYAGV endorsed the following candidates:

U.S. Senate Incumbent:

  • U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

U.S. House Incumbents:

  • Thomas Suozzi, CD-3
  • Kathleen Rice, CD-4
  • Gregory Meeks, CD-5
  • Grace Meng, CD-6
  • Nydia Velazquez, CD-7
  • Hakeem Jeffries, CD-8
  • Yvette Clarke, CD-9
  • Jerrold Nadler, CD-10
  • Carolyn Maloney, CD-12
  • Adriano Espaillat, CD-13
  • Jose Serrano, CD-15
  • Elliot Engel, CD-16
  • Nita Lowey, CD-17
  • Sean Maloney, CD-18
  • Paul Tonko, CD-20
  • Brian Higgins, CD-26

U.S. House Challengers:

  • Perry Gershon, CD-1
  • Max Rose, CD-11
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, CD-14
  • Antonio Delgado, CD-19
  • Dana Balter, CD-24
  • Joseph Morelle, CD-25
  • Nate McMurray, CD-27

Watch for announcements on endorsements for New York State office before November 6.

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