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Throughout his career, Charles “Chuck” Schumer has fought to make government work for all Americans by cutting through red tape and finding common-sense solutions to challenges facing the middle- class. Chuck has become known for his tireless work to reduce crime, increase economic opportunity, and expand access to higher education, affordable health care and housing.
US House - (NY-01)
A former prosecutor and Southampton Town Councilwoman, Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming has spent her career standing up for Long Island families. As an elected official, Fleming has championed tax relief, environmental protection, and was a steady presence for residents throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath. Newsday called her “one of the most active and effective lawmakers in the county.” Prior to serving on the Southampton Town Board, Bridget worked for almost a decade as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. As a member of the Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit, she successfully fought for justice for victims of sexual assault.. She also served as Chief of a Unit devoted to attacking fraud in public programs. Bridget went on to become Managing Attorney for pro bono programs at the New York City Bar Association, where she led programs focused on homelessness, refugees, cancer, and elder law. When 9/11 shook the nation and the city, Bridget trained volunteer lawyers to help the families of victims of the attack.
NYS Executive Branch
Governor of NY
Kathy Hochul is the 57th Governor of New York. As governor, she has brought a fresh and collaborative approach to governing to get results for New Yorkers. Since taking office, Kathy has taken action to make New York a national leader in tackling the COVID crisis by enforcing the vaccine mandate for healthcare workers and calling for universal masking in schools. In addition, as the State’s first female governor, she has reaffirmed abortion rights in New York in the wake of Texas passing strict, anti-abortion laws, so that abortion access is always safe and available in New York. These actions have earned her the endorsement of groups like EMILY’s List, who have recognized her devotion to advancing women’s rights. Kathy has also fought for families trying to make ends meet.In some of her earliest actions as governor, Kathy passed an eviction moratorium, accelerated rental assistance, and released $200 million for food assistance. She is dedicated to keeping businesses afloat and families secure, all while growing New York’s economy as our State comes back stronger than ever before. A lifelong New Yorker, Kathy was born and raised in a blue-collar Irish Catholic family in Buffalo that instilled in her a deep passion for public service.
Lt. Governor of NY
Born and raised in Schenectady, Antonio is a native of upstate New York. His parents worked for General Electric and benefited from a thriving regional economy. They worked hard to pursue the American Dream of building a better future for Antonio and his little brother. Antonio attended Colgate University, in Hamilton, New York, where he graduated with high honors and earned a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford. From there, he went to law school at Harvard, which is where he met his wife Lacey, a native of Woodstock and Kingston.
NYS Attorney General
Tish James is currently serving in her second term as the Public Advocate for the City of New York. She is the first woman of color to hold Citywide office in New York City. As Public Advocate, she serves as a watchdog over New York City government agencies, and an advocate and lawyer for the City’s most vulnerable and disenfranchised communities. As Public Advocate, Tish has transformed the office to be a real engine of reform and progress. Her office has handled over 32,000 constituent complaints and passed more legislation than all previous Public Advocates combined, including groundbreaking legislation that bans questions about salary history from the employment process to address the pervasive gender wage gap.
On February 7, 2007, Thomas P. DiNapoli was sworn in as the 54th Comptroller of the State of New York. Since taking office, Tom has fought to protect taxpayers -- aggressively identifying government waste, holding public and private institutions accountable, and working to restore the public’s trust in the Comptroller’s office.
NYS Senate - 1st SD
Born and raised in Mount Sinai, New York, Skyler is a lifelong resident of Long Island. A graduate of Suffolk County Community College, he knows the struggles everyday people face. Skyler currently sits on the board of Temple Beth Emeth of Mount Sinai. In addition to his duties as a trustee, he serves as a leader of the organization Suffolk Progressives, where he advocates for the people of New York through political action and organizing. Skyler works for the non-profit New Hour LI, an organization which advocates for women who have been incarcerated and their families.
NYS Assembly - District 1
Fred W. Thiele, Jr. was born on August 26, 1953 and is a lifelong resident of Sag Harbor, New York where he currently lives with his wife NancyLynn. He has three children, (Michael, Jeffrey and Josephine) and three grandchildren. Mr. Thiele is a 1971 graduate of Pierson High School. He attended Cornell University and is a 1976 graduate of Southampton College of Long Island University. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, in Political Science and History. In 1979, he received his law degree from Albany Law School. In 1980, he was admitted to the Bar in the State of New York.
Suffolk Executive Branch
Suffolk County Clerk
Lisa A. Jimenez is running for the position of Suffolk County Clerk. Lisa has worked at Suffolk Regional Off-Track Betting for 42 years. In that time, she has worked her way up from cashier to manager of Human Resources. During her career Lisa has been a member of Teamsters Local 237 and the AFL-CIO. For the bast 38 years Lisa has been happily married to her husband Alvin and together are the proud parents of two successful adult children. Her oldest child is in the 82nd Airborne and her daughter work in the Human Resources field.
Suffolk County Comptroller
President of the United States
"We are in a battle for the soul of America. It’s time to remember who we are. We’re Americans: tough and resilient. We choose hope over fear. Science over fiction. Truth over lies. And unity over division. We treat each other with dignity, we leave nobody behind, and we give hate no safe harbor. We are the United States of America. And together, there is not a single thing we cannot do." Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr. is born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the son of Catherine Eugenia Finnegan Biden and Joseph Robinette Biden, Sr., and the first of four children. When Joe is 10, the Biden family moves to Claymont, Delaware, to look for better work. It becomes the state Joe calls home. Joe enrolls at the University of Delaware, where he double majors in history and political science. He goes on to Syracuse University, where he earns his law degree. At age 29, Joe becomes one of the youngest people ever elected to the United States Senate. Weeks later, tragedy strikes the Biden family when Neilia and Naomi are killed and Hunter and Beau are critically injured in an auto accident.
Vice President of the United States
The first Black and Indian American woman to represent California in the United States Senate, Kamala Harris grew up believing in the promise of America and fighting to make sure that promise is fulfilled for all Americans. Kamala’s father immigrated to the U.S. from Jamaica to study economics and her mother immigrated from India. Kamala’s mother told her growing up “Don’t sit around and complain about things, do something,” which is what drives Kamala every single day. Kamala started fighting for working families in the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office, where she focused on prosecuting child sexual assault cases. From there, she became the first Black woman elected as San Francisco’s District Attorney. In this position, she started a program to provide first-time drug offenders second chances with the opportunity to earn a high school degree and find a job.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is a proud New York Democrat. She is running a grassroots campaign to fix our economy and improve life for the middle class and working families across New York. Kirsten remains committed to bringing her grassroots campaign to every New Yorker and working tirelessly on behalf of the Empire State.