Immigrant Action Announces Full “New American Champions” Slate of Endorsements for 2018 Midterm Elections

NEW YORK, NY — Today, Immigrant Action (New York State Immigrant Action Fund), the political arm of the New York Immigration Coalition, announced its full slate of endorsements for the upcoming midterm elections. 

Steven Choi, Executive Director of Immigrant Action, issued the following statement:

“In the face of an avalanche of attacks from the Trump Administration, New York’s four million immigrants need real champions. Immigrant Action has chosen to endorse candidates who will not only defend immigrant New Yorkers, but proactively protect and advance the needs of our communities. From Brentwood to Buffalo, we will push to elect representatives who will take the fight to Albany and D.C. We ask our fellow New Yorkers to join us in electing candidates - including Andrew Cuomo, Letitia James and Tom DiNapoli - who will stand up as true champions of New Americans.”

Immigrant Action endorses Andrew Cuomo for NY Governor, Letitia James for NY Attorney General, and Tom DiNapoli for NY Comptroller. 

Immigrant Action endorses the following candidates for Congress:

Perry Gershon
Liuba Grechen Shirley 
Thomas Suozzi
Kathleen Rice
Gregory Meeks
Grace Meng
Nydia Velazquez
Hakeem Jeffries
Yvette Clarke
Jerrold Nadler
Max Rose
Carolyn Maloney
Adriano Espaillat
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Jose Serrano
Eliot Engel 
Sean Patrick Maloney
Antonio Delgado
Paul Tonko
Tedra Cobb
Anthony Brindisi
Tracy Mitrano
Dana Balter
Joseph Morelle
Brian Higgins
Nathan McMurray

Immigrant Action endorses the following candidates for the State Senate: 

Robert Jackson
Jamaal Bailey
Brian Benjamin
Neil Breslin
David Carlucci
Leroy Comrie
Michael Gianaris
Zellnor Myrie 
Brad Hoylman
Brian Kavanagh
Timothy Kennedy 
Alessandra Biaggi
Liz Krueger
Shelley Mayer
Velmanette Montgomery
Kevin Parker
Jessica Ramos
Roxanne Persaud
Gustavo Rivera
James Sanders Jr
Diane Savino 
Luis Sepulveda
Jose Serrano
Toby Ann Stavisky 
Andrea Stewart-Cousins
Rachel May
Todd Kaminsky 
James Gaughran
Anna Kaplan
John Brooks
James Skoufis
Andrew Gounardes
Jen Metzger
John Mannion
Monica Martinez
Louis D’Amaro
Kevin Thomas
Peter Harckham
Karen Smythe
Aaron Gladd

Immigrant Action endorses the following candidates for State Assembly:

Carl Heastie
Fred Thiele
Rona Smith
Clyde Parker
Philip Ramos
Thomas Murray
Steve Stern
Michael Marcantonio
Charles Lavine
Kimberly Snow
Taylor Raynor
William Carr
Juan Vibes
Judy Griffin
Stacey Pheffer Amato
David Weprin
Nily Rozic
Daniel Rosenthal
Andrew Hevesi
Alicia Hyndman
Michele Titus
Vivian Cook
Clyde Vanel
Michael DenDekker
Aravella Simotas
Catherine Nolan
Ron Kim 
Helene Weinstein
Rodneyse Bichotte
Diana Richardson
Robert Carroll
Mathylde Frontus
William Colton
Peter Abbate
Joseph Lentol 
Felix Ortiz
Jo Anne Simon
Maritza Davila 
Latrice Walker
Tremaine Wright
Walter Mosley
Charles Barron
Charles Fall
Adam Baumel
Yuh-Line Niou
Deborah Glick
Inez Dickens
Al Taylor
Carmen De La Rosa
Harvey Epstein
Michael Blake
Victor Pichardo 
Amy Paulin
Nader Sayegh
Sandra Galef
Didi Barrett
Patricia Fahy 
Donna Lupardo 
Pamela Hunter
David Gantt
Crystal Peoples-Stokes
Monica Wallace
Sean Ryan
Judith Einach