Five New York State Legislators Endorse Governor Kathy Hochul’s Campaign

By Friends for Kathy Hochul Press | February 23, 2022

NEW YORK – Five additional New York State legislators today announced their endorsement of Governor Kathy Hochul’s campaign for a full term. The endorsements come as support for Governor Hochul’s candidacy continues to gain momentum statewide.
“I am honored to receive the endorsement of these New York State legislators and public servants who continue to advocate for solutions that benefit all New Yorkers,” said Governor Kathy Hochul. “As we continue to build back our economy, strengthen our middle class, and support New Yorkers during the pandemic, I look forward to collaborating with these legislators who are fighting to make New York a better place for everyone.”

Senator José M. Serrano, Senate District 29
“Governor Kathy Hochul is a steadfast leader that continues to champion Democratic values that improve the lives of working New York families. The governor is a strong partner on a variety of issues that affect my constituents including transportation equity, childcare, and infrastructure. I am proud to endorse her campaign for a full term.”

Assemblymember Eddie Gibbs, District 68
“Governor Kathy Hochul is a fighter not just for some New Yorkers but for all of us. I am proud to endorse her for a full term as governor. She has brought the values we hold dear in East Harlem — compassion, integrity, and a commitment to equity — to the Governor’s Office. I look forward to continuing to work with her as we rebuild our neighborhood and State.”

Assemblymember Nathalia Fernandez, District 80
“Women lead — and that’s exactly what Governor Hochul has been showing New Yorkers and the nation. I enthusiastically support and can’t wait to continue working with Governor Hochul to ensure that New York continues to climb ever upward to create a state that works for and protects everyone. The glass ceiling in this state has been shattered and I stand ready to help Governor Hochul continue to deliver for New Yorkers!”

Assemblymember Kenny Burgos, District 85
“Governor Hochul took office at a critical time and has proven to be a strong and effective leader during her tenure. She has been a great partner in fighting for the issues that affect the Bronx and everyday New Yorkers. I am proud to endorse her for a full term and look forward to continuing our work together.”

Assemblymember Gary Pretlow, District 89
“Governor Kathy Hochul continues to work and listen to policymakers at all levels of government with the idea that we can lead New York into a new era of equity and inclusivity. That is why I am proud to endorse Governor Hochul for a full term so we can get New Yorkers back on their feet, help those who need it the most, and restore everyone’s faith in government.”