New York
Working Families Party

About

The Working Families Party is leading the fight for social, racial, and economic justice in New York state. By pushing for progressive legislation and by also training, recruiting and supporting progressive leaders to run for office, we form a unique bridge between progressive activism and electoral success.

Applying for our 2021 endorsement in New York? Complete the appropriate candidate questionnaire here.

Please see a list of all our endorsed candidates below. Note that some candidates listed do not appear on the Working Families Party ballot line.

Our 2021 Candidates

Sonia Frederick Albany, Member of Common Council Ward 1 Albany Capital District and North Country
Derek A. Johnson Albany, Member of Common Council Ward 2 Albany Capital District and North Country
Wilmer N. Lawson Albany, Member of Common Council Ward 5 Albany Capital District and North Country
Gabriella A. Romero Albany, Member of Common Council Ward 6 Albany Capital District and North Country
Violetta De Rosa Albany, Member of Common Council Ward 7 Albany Capital District and North Country
Meghan E. Keegan Albany, Member of Common Council Ward 9 Albany Capital District and North Country
Owusu Anane Albany, Member of Common Council Ward 10 Albany Capital District and North Country
Alfredo D. Balarin Albany, Member of Common Council Ward 11 Albany Capital District and North Country
Deborah L. Zamer Albany, Member of Common Council Ward 14 Albany Capital District and North Country
Thomas C. Hoey Albany, Member of Common Council Ward 15 Albany Capital District and North Country

Ballot measures

Statewide Question 1: Develop a fairer redistricting process
Yes
Statewide Question 2: Enshrine the right to a clean environment
Yes
Statewide Question 3: Expand access to voter registration
Yes
Statewide Question 4: Allow for no-excuse absentee voting
Yes
Statewide Question 5: Improve the efficiency of our courts
Yes

Contact

General Inquiries:
newyork@workingfamilies.org