Early voting starts today. Which candidates pledge to #FixNYDemocracy?
Today is the first day of early voting for New York’s June 23 primary. You can find your polling place and see who’s on your ballot here.
As you fill out your absentee ballot or prepare to head to the polls, we wanted to fill you in on our campaign to Fix NY Democracy.
The good news: we called, we texted, we tweeted, and candidates around the state and across party lines have pledged to make strengthening democracy a 2021 priority in Albany. From Rochester to Long Island, Brooklyn to the Southern Tier, champions have emerged to fix our broken elections, get big money out of NY politics, and hold officials accountable.
These are the Fix NY Democracy champions:
- Jabari Brisport (Senate District 25; Brooklyn)
- Joseph J. Sackman III (Assembly District 15; Nassau-North Shore)
- Khaleel Anderson (Assembly District 31; Queens around JFK)
- Zohran Mamdani (Assembly District 36; Astoria)
- Emily Gallagher (Assembly District 50; Greenpoint, Brooklyn)
- Katherine Walsh (Assembly District 51; Brooklyn)
- Justin Cohen (Assembly District 56; Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn)
- Phara Souffrant (Assembly District 57; Brooklyn)
- Cameron Koffman (Assembly District 73; Manhattan)
- Elvis Santana (Assembly District 79; The Bronx)
- Amy Paulin (Assembly District 88; Scarsdale, Westchester County)
- Brittany Vogel (Assembly District 107; Troy)
- Joe Seeman (Assembly District 112; Ballston Spa, Saratoga County)
- RC Ike (Assembly District 124; Big Flats, Chemung County)
- Beau Harbin (Assembly District 125; Atlantic Beach, Long Island)
- Ann Marie Heizmann (Assembly District 131; Ontario, Seneca County)
- Nelson Lopatin (Assembly District 136; Brighton, Irondequoit, Rochester)
- Alex Yudelson (Assembly District 138; Rochester)
- Adam Bojak (Assembly District 149; South Buffalo)
You can read their statements about why they want to Fix NY Democracy here.
It’s clear that now, more than ever, we need leaders who represent New Yorkers and fight for our democracy.