Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Encouraging New York Members to Vote in Today’s State Election Primary

Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Encouraging New York Members to Vote in Today’s State Election Primary

September 12, 2017 - Albany, NY – The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters is encouraging all of its members in New York to get out to the voting booth today in New York State’s 2017 Election Primary. 

To find your polling place, please visit: https://voterlookup.elections.state.ny.us/votersearch.aspx

“Voting is one of the most important responsibilities we have as citizens and as members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America,” said John Ballantyne, Executive Secretary-Treasurer.  “We take the issue of endorsing elected official candidates seriously and only endorse candidates who hold the same values as we do of protecting and preserving workers’ rights. We only provide endorsements to candidates that support Davis-Bacon protections, encourage the use of Project Labor Agreements, fight 1099 Worker Misclassification and support fair wages and benefits for working people.”

Here is a full list of candidates that NRCC is endorsing in today’s New York Primary Election:

Local 276

  • April Baskin for Erie County Legislature, District 2
  • Byron Brown for City of Buffalo Mayor
  • Adam Dickey for Niagara County Legislature, District 7
  • Amber Hill-Donhauser for Niagara Falls City Council

Local 277

  • Joseph Paduda for Onondaga County Legislature, District 6
  • Joseph Sapio for Seneca County District Attorney (Carpenter Candidate)

Local 279

  • Christopher Johnson for Westchester County Legislature, District 16
  • Milagros Lecuona for White Plains Mayor
  • Anthony Pagano for Yonkers City Council, District 6
  • Corazon Pineda Isaac for Yonkers City Council, District 2
  • Maeve Scott for Yonkers City Council, District 4

Local 290

  • Monica Martinez for Suffolk County Legislature, District 9
  • Lew Yevoli for Nassau County Legislature, District 16

Local 291

  • Helena Heath for Albany City Court Judge
  • James Long for Albany City Court Judge
  • John Reilly for Albany City Court Judge
  • Susan Rizzo for Albany Chief City Auditor
  • Kathy Sheehan for City of Albany Mayor

 

About the NRCC

The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) represents nearly 40,000 hardworking men and women in Delaware and New Jersey and portions of Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania. NRCC is one of the largest trade unions on the East Coast. The NRCC equips professional men and women carpenters with the skills, training and quality workmanship that are demanded in today's construction industry. For more information on NRCC, please visit our website: www.northeastcarpenters.org; Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NortheastRegionalCouncilofCarpenters; or Twitter: https://twitter.com/nrccarpenters.

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