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NYC Council endorsement resolution

UFT Resolutions

WHEREAS, the UFT will endorse 25 NYC Council candidates in May 2023; WHEREAS, the 2023 local elections in New York City require all 51 sitting City Council members to run for election due to redistricting; and

WHEREAS, City Council candidates seeking to represent City Council Districts 1, 2, 6, 9, 11, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 22, 30, 33, 34, 36, 37, 39, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 48, and 49, submitted our UFT City Council candidate questionnaire; and

WHEREAS, Christopher Marte from CD 1, Carlina Rivera from CD 2, Gale Brewer from CD 6, Inez Dickens CD 9, Eric Dinowitz from CD 11, Oswald Feliz from CD 15, Althea Stevens from CD 16, Amanda Farías from CD 18, Tony Avella and Christopher Bae from CD 19, Sandra Ung from CD 20, Tiffany Cabán from CD 22, Robert Holden from CD 30, Lincoln Restler from CD 33, Jennifer Gutiérrez from CD 34, Chi Ossé from CD 36, Sandy Nurse from CD 37, Shahana Hanif from CD 39, Darlene Mealy from CD 41, Chris Banks CD 42, Wai Yee Chan from CD 43, Kalman Yeger from CD 44, Farah Louis from CD 45, Mercedes Narcisse from CD 46, Amber Adler from CD 48, and Kamillah Hanks from CD 49, all demonstrated to their respective borough Political Action committees that they will be the best representatives for their districts, and continue to support their local school communities and our members’ needs; and, therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the UFT endorses Christopher Marte, Carlina Rivera, Gale Brewer, Inez Dickens, Eric Dinowitz, Oswald Feliz, Althea Stevens, Amanda Farías, Tony Avella, Christopher Bae, Sandra Ung, Tiffany Cabán, Robert Holden, Lincoln Restler, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Chi Osse ́, Sandy Nurse, Shahana Hanif, Darlene Mealy, Chris Banks, Wai Yee Chan, Kalman Yeger, Farah Louis, Mercedes Narcisse, Amber Adler, and Kahmillah Hanks, to be the next City Council Members to represent their respective districts.