MID-HUDSON – With just
weeks before the general election on November 6, a number of endorsements
have been announced.
New York State United Teachers have made the following endorsements:
For US Congress, the union backed Elliot Engel, Nita Lowey, Sean Maloney,
and Antonio Delgado.
For State Senate, NYSUT endorsed Andrew Stewart-Cousins, Jamaal Bailey,
Shelley Mayer, David Carlucci, James Skoufis, Karen Smythe and Jennifer
For State Assembly, NYSUT backed Amy Paulin, James Gary Pretlow, Nader
Sayegh, Steven Otis, Thomas Abinanti, David Buchwald, Kevin Byrne, Sandra
Galef, Kenneth Zebrowski, Ellen Jaffee, Karl Brabenec, Matthew Rettig,
Aileen Gunther, Chad McEvoy, Kevin Cahill, Jonathan Jacobson, and Didi
The New York State Union of Police Associations has endorsed James O’Donnell
for the House of Representatives.
State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has endorsed Karen Smythe for State
Thomas Basile, who is seeking the 39th State Senate District post, has
been endorsed by Democratic Monroe Town Councilman Rick Colon, former
Democrat Monroe Mayor James Purcell and former Democrat Stony Point Town
Supervisor Geoffrey Finn. Basile has also been endorsed by the National
Federation of Independent Businesses.
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