New York State AFL-CIO Announces Post Primary Endorsements in Congressional and State Senate Races

By NYS AFL-CIO | September 19, 2022

Albany, NY – Today, the 2.5 million member New York State AFL-CIO announced post primary endorsements of candidates running for Congress and New York State Senate.

Mario Cilento, President of the New York State AFL-CIO said, “These candidates have gone through a rigorous vetting process and have earned our support. We make these endorsements with great confidence that these candidates are committed to fighting hard to improve the lives of all working people and to help grow the middle class.

“We look forward to educating, engaging and mobilizing our members to ensure a victory for all of our endorsed candidates.”

Below is a list of the newly endorsed candidates.


District     Candidate

1               Bridget Fleming (D)

10             Dan Goldman (D)

12             Jerold Nadler (D)

19             Josh Riley (D)

21             Matt Castelli (D)

22             Francis Conole (D)


State Senate

District     Candidate

4               Monica Martinez (D)

52             Leah Webb (D)


Here is the complete list of all endorsed candidates.


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