LID Announces Endorsements for Bill Thompson for NYC Mayor, Bill de Blasio for Public Advocate and More
Brooklyn, NY On Monday, May 18th, Lambda Independent Democrats of Brooklyn held an endorsement meeting attended by many current candidates for local office. Each candidate was given time to speak and to answer questions from the L.I.D. membership before the vote was held.
Endorsements included: Bill Thompson for Mayor, Bill De Blasio for Public Advocate, Charles Hynes for District Attorney, Marty Markowitz for Borough President, and Diana Reyna for City Council District 34.
In the race for Comptroller, John Liu and David Yassky tied. There will be a runoff vote between those two on June 4th. Other races that will be considered on June 4th include: City Council Districts 33, 35, 38, 39, 46, and Civil Court judgeships.
L.I.D. declined to make endorsements in City Council Districts 36, 37, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 47, and 48, but remains open to doing so should interested candidates seek the club's endorsement on June 4th.