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May 24, 2023

Thea Setterbo
Tel. (212) 815-1536

District Council 37 issues endorsements for City Council, Bronx District Attorney Democratic Primaries

NEW YORK— District Council 37, New York City’s largest public sector union representing 150,000 workers and 89,000 retirees, announced its endorsements today for the New York City Council and Bronx District Attorney in the Democratic primary election. The slate includes candidates jointly endorsed by the Labor Strong Coalition.

“Our members need elected officials who will stand up for them on the dais and in the courtroom,” said Henry Garrido, Executive Director of District Council 37. “We’re already mobilizing our membership to get out the vote and support these candidates, and we’ll continue to fight for them through the general election.”

The union evaluates candidates for a particular race through a comprehensive screening process. Candidates are recommended for endorsement based on pro-labor values that support and protect working people.

The full list of candidates endorsed by DC 37 for the June 27, 2023 Primary Election is available here.

District Council 37 is New York City's largest public employee union, with 150,000 members and 89,000 retirees.