New York City Elections 2017

Updated: September 2, 2017
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Primary Day is Tuesday, September 12!

New York City needs genuine and fearless progressive leadership. Please do your part and vote!

PSC members, sign up here to join our election mobilization efforts. (If you are not PSC union member, become one here.

If you are not yet registered to vote, the deadline to vote in the November 7th General Election is Friday October 18th. One may sign up on-line through the NYS DMV.

PSC members click here to sign up and join our election mobilization efforts!

Citywide Races

Mayor de Blasio came into office promising to fight for universal pre-K, expand paid sick leave and raise the minimum wage for City employees and contractors, and he has delivered. [Read more]

Public Advocate Letitia James is the first Black woman elected to hold a citywide office. A Lehman College graduate, James has been a staunch supporter of the PSC including most recently, supporting the union’s demand for retroactive pay during our recent contract fight. [Read more]

Comptroller Scott Stringer is a graduate of John Jay College and a long-term CUNY supporter. As Comptroller, Scott Stringer has worked hard to keep city government financially sound and accountable.[Read more]

City Council Races to Watch

Click here for full list of endorsed PSC candidates.

Carlina Rivera CD 2 Manhattan
Rivera is a native of the district an active tenant, community organizer and was legislative director for term-limited Council member, Rosie Mendez. Carlina believes the opportunity to obtain a CUNY degree is the path to greater equity.[Read more]

Marti Speranza CD 4 Manhattan
Understands CUNY is critical to New York City’s future and that the University needs full-funding to assure all students have access to a quality college education. [Read more]

Diana Ayala CD 8 Manhattan
Born in Puerto Rico and raised in New York City, show knows the power CUNY has to change lives. [Read more]

Marjorie Velazquez CD 13 Bronx
A life-long resident of the Bronx, Velazquez went to public schools and earned a business degree from NYU. She understands CUNY is critical to NYC's future. [Read more]

Alicka Ampry-Samuel CD 41 Brooklyn
Samuel is a life-long Brownsville resident and a trustee of her church. Her parents have been long-term community activists. She's a proud graduate of the CUNY School of Law. [Read more]

Justin Brannan CD 43 Brooklyn
A community activist, civic organizer and musician who has lived in Bay Ridge his entire life, Brannan attended Fordham University and the College of Staten Island. He will advocate for full funding for CUNY. [Read more]

Please remembers to vote in the Primary on Tuesday, September 12.
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