City Council Candidate Debra Markell (CD-23) Endorsed by Asian American Alliance of New York
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 1
Contact: Joe Feldmann
Queens, NY – Candidate for City Council (CD-23) Debra Markell picks up key endorsement from the Asian American Alliance of New York (AAANY) in a press conference on Saturday, January 30. A conglomerate advocacy group of Asian-American interests in New York City, the organization is composed of the South Asian American Political Action Committee, New York City Residents Alliance, South Asian Advisory Council, Pakistani Americans of North America, Black Car Limousine Workers Union, and Queens Resident and Voters Coalition.
“The Asian American Alliance of New York, our board of directors from all different communities are fully supportive of our endorsement for Debra Markell. We stand by her for the 23rd Council District election.”
“There are so many people from different backgrounds here to make things better. It is important that our voices count. Debra will govern right and knows exactly what she is doing.”
Having a career in public service that spans 22 years, Markell is putting quality of life, small business, and seniors as priority for her campaign. The endorsement comes ahead of the June 22nd election filling the vacancy of retiring councilmember Barry Grodenchik, who leaves the eat representing Glen Oaks, Douglaston, Little Neck, Queens Village, Bellerose, New Hyde Park, and Fresh Meadows.