QUEENS, N.Y. – Assemblywoman Ari Espinal, running for re-election in the 39th District, was endorsed by South Asian leaders today at a press conference at Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights. The leaders included District Leader Dr. Neeta Jain (D-25), District Leader-at-Large Moin Choudhury, District Leader Dr. Taj Raj Kumar (D-31), District Leader-at-Large Gurdip Narula, and District Leader John Albert (D-24). They were joined
by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Assemblyman David Weprin (D-24).
“I am excited to endorse Assemblywoman Ari Espinal as she runs for re-election. A lifelong member of our community, Ari has worked each and every day to improve the lives of everyone that calls Queens home. In the Assembly, she is a strong advocate for our students, seniors, immigrants, and working families,” said Assemblyman Weprin.
“Assemblywoman Ari Espinal is a fighter for Queens families, and I am proud to support her re-election. She has dedicated her life to serving our community and making a difference for all of us. Ari brings much-needed energy and passion to her work and I am proud to support her as she runs for re-election,” said Queens Borough President Katz.
“I am thrilled to have the support of these South Asian leaders, Assemblyman Weprin, and Queens Borough President Katz. They have done so much to strengthen Queens and make our borough welcoming to all. I am excited to continue working with them to fight for our schools, small businesses, immigrants, seniors, and working families,” said Assemblywoman Espinal.
These are the most recent endorsers for Assemblywoman Espinal. She has also been endorsed by Representative Grace Meng, Representative José E. Serrano, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, former New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Assemblywoman Deborah Glick, Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell, Assemblyman Marcos A. Crespo, Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez, Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa, Assemblyman Victor Pichardo, Councilman Ritchie Torres, Councilman Francisco Moya, Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, Auxiliary Police Benevolent Association, the Uniformed EMT’s, Paramedics and Fire Inspectors FDNY Local 2507, the Mason Tenders’ District Council PAC (MTDCPAC), Charlene Obernauer, Mateo Taberas, the Working Families Party, the Women’s Equality Party, UFT, 32BJ SEIU, 1199SEIU, DC 37, TWU Local 100, HTC, and Democratic District Leader Yanna Henriquez.