Statement from Dana Balter on Endorsement from President Obama

Syracuse, NY – Today, Dana Balter, Democratic nominee for Congress in NY-24, released the following statement, following President Barack Obama’s endorsement:

“I’m deeply honored and excited to receive the endorsement of President Barack Obama. His steady, competent, and compassionate leadership and ability to inspire hope is exactly what our country needs right now. He is a model for the kind of forward-looking people we need to elect this November to bridge the divide, heal our nation, and fix the damage that has been done over the past four years. I’m proud to have him in our corner as we enter the final stretch of this campaign.”

President Obama in Oval Office

Dana is a lifelong educator, receiving her first paycheck at the age of twelve for teaching at Sunday school. Early in her career, she was a teacher and director of education at a disability services nonprofit and recently taught at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School. Dana Balter was the 2018 Democratic nominee for Congress in NY-24, where her campaign smashed fundraising records and came closer than any Democrat ever has to defeating John Katko.