Syracuse, NY – Dana Balter, the designated Democratic candidate for Congress in Central New York’s 24th District, held a press conference at 9:00am on Saturday, June 16th to announce endorsements from a group of key local elected officials. Balter was endorsed Friday, June 15th by urbancny.com
Officials endorsing Balter at the event included Assemblywomen Pam Hunter, Councilor Joseph Driscoll, Councilor Michael Greene, County Legislator Tom Drumm, County Legislator Peggy Chase, County Legislator Linda Ervin, and County Legislator Thomas Buckel.
“I’m proud to have the support of these local leaders, who recognize the strength of our grassroots campaign” said Balter. “The City of Syracuse and all of Central New York deserve a representative in Congress who will show up, listen, and stand up for all the people of our district. A representative who will focus on issues like housing, healthcare for all, civil rights, and an economy where everyone who wants to work can build a good life for their family.”
The event held at Syracuse’s Sankofa Park, next to the Beauchamp Branch library in the city’s South Side neighborhood. Those scheduled to attend includes:
Dana Balter, designated Democratic candidate for Congress in NY-24
Assemblywoman Pam Hunter
Syracuse Common Council President Helen Hudson
Councilor Joe Driscoll
Councilor Michael Greene
Onondaga County Legislator Linda Ervin
Onondaga County Legislator Thomas Buckel
Onondaga County Legislator Peggy Chase
Oswego County Legislator Tom Drumm
After this event Dana’s off to the Pride Parade, then to the Juneteenth Celebration.