Hard on the heels of several major progressive endorsements, Democratic candidate for governor Cynthia Nixon was endorsed by the Broadway Democrats, Village Independent Democratic Club and Three Parks Independent Democrats. The groups are some of the New York City’s most active, grassroots political organizations dedicated to a stronger, more accountable State Democratic Party.
“I am honored to receive the support of the Broadway Democrats, Village Independent Democratic Club, and Three Parks Independent Democrats,” said Cynthia Nixon. “These organizations understand that in order to implement progressive policies we need progressive leaders at all levels of government. As I continue my campaign, I know that the hardworking organizers and activists in these groups will be vital in energizing voters on Primary Day.”
Cynthia won the Broadway Democrats endorsement evening after addressing its members. Though Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul was also in attendance on behalf of Governor Andrew Cuomo, over 60 percent of the club voted in favor of endorsing Cynthia. She also received the Village Independent Democrats and Three Parks Independent Democrats endorsement, with members voting overwhelmingly in favor of Cynthia.
The Broadway Democrats, Village Independent Democrats, and Three Parks Independent Democrats endorsements mark the fifth, sixth and seventh endorsements in just two weeks. Since the beginning of May, the New Kings Democrats (NKD), Council Member Carlos Menchaca, Democracy for America, and Daily Kos have also thrown their support behind Cynthia’s bid for governor. This adds to an even longer list of endorsements over the last few weeks, including the Working Families Party, Make the Road Action, Citizens Action, and the New York Progressive Action Network, with more announcements expected in the coming weeks.