2018 Congressional Primary Endorsements

The Equality New York PAC is proud to endorse the following candidates for Federal office in the June 26th, 2018 Primary. These candidates have demonstrated their support for the LGBTQI communities of our state, including the issues reflected in our legislative platform. We believe that our country is best served …

Jose M. Serrano (D) for Senate District 29

Senator Serano is the incumbent representing this Manhattan district. He is a co-sponsor of GENDA, the Conversion Therapy bill, and the Child-Parent Security Act. He also voted for the the Marriage Equality Act, the Dream Act and the Safe Act. Senator Serano has been endorsed by Stonewall Democrats of NYC, …

Daniel Squadron (D) for Senate District 26

Senator Squadron is the incumbent representing this district that straddles Manhattan and Brooklyn. He is the lead sponsor of GENDA and is a co-sponsor of the Child-Parent Security Act and the Conversion Therapy bill. He also voted for the Marriage Equality Act, the Dream Act and the Safe Act. Senator …

Toby Ann Stavisky (D) for Senate District 16

Senator Stavisky is the incumbent representing this Queens district. She has a long record of support for LGBTQI rights. She voted for the Marriage Equality Act in 2011. She is currently a co-sponsor of GENDA, the Child-Parent Security Act and the Conversion Therapy bill. She also voted for the Dream …

Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D) for Senate District 35

Senator Stewart-Cousins is the incumbent representing this Westchester district. She is the Senate Minority Leader and will likely have significant influence during the next legislative session. In 2014, in her candidate questionnaire to the Pride Agenda, she expressed her support for GENDA, the Conversion Therapy bill and the Child-Parent Security …

Roxanne Persaud (D) for Senate District 19

State Senator Persaud is the incumbent representing this Brooklyn district who assumed office in late 2015, replacing Senator John Sampson. When she was in the Assembly, she voted for GENDA and the Conversion Therapy bill. She has been endorsed by Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club of NYC.

Terry Gipson (D) for Senate District 41

Terry Gipson is challenging Republican incumbent Republican Senator Sue Serino in this Hudson Valley district. Previously, Terry held the seat before losing his re-election campaign in 2014. As Senator, Terry was a co-sponsor of GENDA and the Conversion Therapy bill, and he had indicated his support for the Child-Parent Security …

Todd Kaminsky (D) for Senate District 9

Todd is the Democratic incumbent in this district on the southwest corner of Long Island. By a slim margin, he won the Special Election in April, replacing disgraced Republican majority leader Dean Skelos. Todd has been endorsed by TransPAC. He is a co-sponsor of GENDA and, as an Assembly Member, …

Jose R. Peralta (D) for Senate District 13

Senator Peralta is the incumbent representing this Queens district. He is a co-sponsor of GENDA, the Conversion Therapy bill and the Child-Parent Security Act, and he voted for the Dream Act and the Safe Act. He has been endorsed by the Lesbian and Gay Democratic Club of Queens.

Bill Perkins (D) for Senate District 30

Senator Perkins is the incumbent representing this northern Manhattan district. He is a co-sponsor of GENDA, the Conversion Therapy bill, and the Child-Parent Security Act. He also voted for the the Marriage Equality Act, the Dream Act and the Safe Act.