New York State NOW Endorses Rachel May for State Senate

Syracuse, NY — Today, Rachel May, Democratic nominee for State Senate in District 53, was endorsed by New York State’s chapter of the National Organization for Women. The group endorsed May for election in the November 6th general election.

“We are thrilled that New York State NOW has endorsed Rachel May, NY 53 Senate candidate. Rachel has a lifetime record of working for equality of women in the workplace, schools and communities. Racial and gender justice are a hallmark of her campaign. We trust her to support those issues important to us and others in New York’s 53rd Senate District,” said Mickey Belosi, CNY NOW President

Rachel May

Reacting to the endorsement, May said, “Women’s equality is a Central New York value. Central New Yorkers started the fight for women’s suffrage in Seneca Falls, and we continue to fight today. Women are leading the way to fight for health care, for strong public schools, for clean air and water, for voting rights, and for racial justice. NOW is at the forefront of these battles, and I know that together, we will build a bright, resilient future for Central New York.”

Who is Rachel May?

Rachel May, an educator and first time candidate, has made serving our communities and fighting for every day Central New Yorkers her top priority. You can learn more about Rachel May, her experience as an educator, and why she is running for State Senate by watching her video on YouTube, and by visiting: You can also follow Rachel on Facebook: and on Twitter: