Archive for April 2017

CWA and UAW Endorse Pellegrino In 9th Assembly District Special Election

West Islip, NY – The Communications Workers of America Local 1108 and the United Auto Workers Region 9A have endorsed Christine Pellegrino for the New York State Assembly in the Ninth Assembly District.  A special election for the seat will be held on Tuesday May 23rd. These are significant endorsements in the closely watched race,…

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NYSUT endorses Pellegrino for 9th District Assembly Seat

NYSUT.ORG ALBANY, N.Y. April 4, 2017 — New York State United Teachers today announced the endorsement of Christine Pellegrino, a Baldwin teacher and fighter for public education, in the race for the open 9th Assembly District seat. NYSUT’s Board of Directors voted to endorse Pellegrino in the May 23 special election, saying that, as a…

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Schaffer still appears to be giving Pellegrino short shrift

Newsday Christine Pellegrino, Democratic nominee, is facing a special election for State Assembly. (Credit: Pellegrino for Assembly) When Suffolk Democrats held their spring dinner last week, party chairman Richard Schaffer took the time to introduce all candidates facing election this fall. Yet he failed to mention the one Democratic nominee, who is facing a special…

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