Endorsements for Shelley
"Shelley Mayer is the clear choice for Westchester voters who value public safety over gun maker profits. In the wake of the Parkland shooting, more Americans than ever are looking for leaders like Mayer - leaders with a track record of standing up to the NRA and pushing through common-sense gun safety laws."
John Feinblatt, President
Everytown for Gun Safety
“Shelley Mayer knows how to get things done in Albany. She combines a tremendous intellect with the ability to listen and act in the best interests of her community and the entire state. Shelley has been a tireless advocate for public schools and colleges in Westchester County and a lifelong champion of working people. She clearly earned the NYSUT endorsement and we are ready to work hard on her behalf.”
New York State United Teachers (NYSUT)
"We are thrilled to support Shelley Mayer in this important special election that could change the makeup of the Senate. Shelley has been a champion for the people of Westchester and all New Yorkers, whether advocating to protect domestic violence survivors or fighting for common-sense gun laws. We could not be more proud that the Everytown Action Fund is endorsing her."
Nicole Lesser, Volunteer Co-leader
New York Chapter Of Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America
"Shelley Mayer's strong record proves that she has and will continue to stand up to the NRA to rid our communities of gun violence... It's beyond time for action. The country has awakened and the world is watching. We know Shelley's not afraid to make change happen, and we've seen her work to pass some of the strongest gun laws in the country. In the State Senate, we are confident that she will support the laws we need to keep guns away from individuals who are dangerous and keep our families safe."
Rebecca Fischer, Executive Director
New Yorkers Against Gun Violence
"We are proud to support Shelley Mayer for State Senate and we are confident that she will continue to deliver strong environmental results for the people of Westchester County. Shelley has worked hard in the State Assembly to advance a pro-environment agenda earning her an impressive 94% voting record on NYLCV's 2017 Environmental Scorecard. We strongly encourage all environmentally-minded voters in Westchester County District 37 to support Shelley Mayer on April 24th."
Marcia Bystryn, President
New York League of Conservation Voters
"Endorsing Shelley Mayer for State Senate is a no-brainer. From her time defending women's rights in the Attorney General's office, to her leadership role in the legislature fighting for women's access to health care and standing up against sexual harassment, Shelley is exactly the kind of woman we need to shake things up in Albany. There is no question that Shelley Mayer has a strong record of supporting women and speaking out on our issues. We stand 100% with Shelley."
Robin Chappelle Golston, CEO
Planned Parenthood Empire State Acts
"We are proud to endorse Shelley Mayer for State Senate in this crucial special election. Shelley has stood up for quality healthcare for New Yorkers and has always advocated for hard working families. We look forward to continuing to stand alongside Shelley Mayer to fight for quality healthcare and a strong economy with good jobs for all working people."
Vice President of Policy at Legislation
"The Sierra Club endorsement means a lot to our members in your district and to the general voting public. Our endorsement sends a message of your strong support for the environment and your proven track record in environmental issues."
Political Chair, Sierra Club Lower Hudson
Co- Chair, Atlantic Chapter New York State
“Throughout her career, Shelley has been a fierce advocate for healthcare access and Westchester families can trust her to continue to do so in the State Senate. Now, more than ever before, we need leaders who will fight for us and listen to the needs of the community. Shelley has proven her ability to deliver and we look forward to working with her when she reaches the Senate.”
The New York State Nurses Association
“There is no one better prepared for this job than Shelley Mayer. She is the leader we need in the State Senate, with the tenacity and experience to create change, the integrity to stand up for our progressive values, and the proven ability to deliver for the working families of Westchester County.”
Governor Andrew Cuomo
February 20, 2018
“Shelley Mayer is a proven advocate for working people. Her years in the New York Assembly have shown that she won’t rest until workers get the justice they need. We are proud to support her campaign for the State Senate today,”