NYPAN Endorses Tiffany Cabán for Queens County District Attorney

The New York Progressive Action Network (NYPAN) has voted to endorse public defender Tiffany Cabán for the position of Queens County District Attorney; Cabán has been endorsed by NYPAN’s two Queens chapters, the New Queens Democrats and Queens United Independent Progressives. Cában is competing for the Democratic Party nomination, with a Primary Election to be held on June 15th.

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NYPAN Condemns the Passage of the New York State Democratic Committee Resolution to Repeal Fusion Voting

The New York Progressive Action Network (NYPAN) condemns the passage of a resolution by the New York State Democratic Committee (NYSDC) earlier today recommending the repeal of fusion voting in New York State. NYPAN believes that this is a direct attack on the Working Families Party by Governor Cuomo, which has used fusion voting to push Democratic Party candidates to the left, including the Governor.

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NYPAN Founding Member Jumaane Williams is NYC's Public Advocate-Elect

In a sweeping victory, earning 33% of the popular vote in a field of 17 candidates, Brooklyn City Councilman and original member of NYPAN Jumaane Williams is New York City’s next Public Advocate. Jumaane has championed the voiceless since before he was in office, and it’s no surprise that 1 in 3 city voters pulled the lever for this activist representative and hero of the people.

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The New York Times Endorses Jumaane Williams for Public Advocate

In the race for New York City’s public advocate, one activist candidate has stood out in the eyes of New York’s grassroots coalitions from the beginning as the most qualified to stand up for New Yorkers. Founding member of NYPAN and Brooklyn City Councilman Jumaane Williams, frontrunner in the NY Public Advocate race, has earned the endorsement of The New York Times.

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Statement by NYPAN on False Smear of Cynthia Nixon by NY State Democratic Committee

If Governor Cuomo and the New York State Democratic Committee care about the reputation of their party, about Democratic unity, and about anti-Semitism, they must demonstrate this immediately and publicly. With Trump in the White House, this is no time for putting personal political fortunes or primary rivalries above the needs of the people of New York.

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