Friday, October 22, 2010

Senator Chuck Schumer Endorses Ed Braustein for Assembly

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On Tuesday, October 19, 2010, United States Senator Chuck Schumer endorsed Democrat Ed Braunstein, who is running for the State Assembly in the 26th Assembly District which includes Bayside, Whitestone, Bay Terrace, Little Neck, Douglaston, Floral Park and North Flushing.

“As a lifetime Bayside resident, attorney and Member of Community Board 11, Ed Braunstein has the experience and credentials that make him uniquely qualified to serve as the next Assemblyman from the 26th District. Ed can be trusted to stand up for small business owners to get New York’s economy back on track and create good jobs for New Yorkers in Northeast Queens. I also know that Ed will work diligently to get our State’s fiscal house back in order while ensuring that funding for New York’s vital programs and services is not cut,” said Schumer.

“I am proud and honored to have the support of Senator Schumer” said Braunstein. “Chuck Schumer has stood up for taxpayers time and again and I hope to work side by side with him as the next Assemblymember from the 26th District to ensure that Northeast Queens remains a great place to live, work and raise a family.”

Braunstein has also received the endorsements of Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, Congressman Gary Ackerman, New York City Comptroller John Liu, State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Former Councilman Tony Avella, Councilman Mark Weprin, Assemblywoman Grace Meng, Queens Democratic Party, SEIU 32BJ, SEIU 1199, Uniformed Fire Officers Association, Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, UFCW Local 1500, New York Hotel & Motel Trades Council, New York State Supreme Court Officers Association, Freelancers Union, Chairman of Community Board 11 Jerry Iannece, Former Democratic City Council Candidate Paul Vallone, Former Democratic City Council Candidate Kevin Kim, Former Democratic Assembly Candidate John Duane, Former Democratic Assembly Candidate Elio Forcina, Former Republican Assembly Candidate Rob Speranza and others.

For more information regarding Ed Braunstein’s campaign for the State Assembly in the 26th District, please