New York State AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento Congratulates Labor’s Endorsed Candidates for Statewide Offices

“The collective voice of working people was heard tonight with victories for Labor’s candidates for Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller and U.S. Senate. I congratulate Governor Cuomo, our new State Attorney General Letitia “Tish” James, Comptroller Tom DiNapoli and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

 “Their victories are a victory for all working people. Union members worked hard campaigning for each of these candidates because they understand the issues most important to workers.

“I am particularly proud of our 2.5 million members, retirees and their families for executing a powerful grassroots campaign. We made 4 million voter contacts through knocking on doors, targeted digital messaging, phone calls, mail pieces, palm cards and emails to union members on the importance of having statewide elected leaders who will fight to protect workers’ rights and grow the middle class.”