2012 Citizens Union Candidate Questionnaire Responses


2012 CITIZENS UNION CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE RESPONSES


Note: this list below contains only the names of candidates who completed Citizens Union's candidate questionnaire.

General Election

KEY
Citizens Union endorsed candidates in bold. 
Incumbents noted with a caret (^)
Races that were not evaluated by Citizens Union are noted with an asterisk (*)
        

Bronx

Senate District 29* - Jose M. Serrano^ 
Senate District 33
* - J. Gustavo Rivera^  
Senate District 34* -   Jeffrey D. Klein^   


Assembly District 81 - Jeffrey Dinowitz^

        

Councilmanic District 12** - No endorsement - Andy King, Joseph Nwachukwu, Cheryl Simmons-Oliver, Michael Welch,  

       

Brooklyn

Senate District 18* - Martin Malave Dilan^
Senate District 20 - Eric Adams^
Senate District 22 - Martin J. Golden^Andrew Gounardes

               
Assembly District 41* - Joseph Hayon
Assembly District 45* - Russell C. Gallo
Assembly District 47* - William Colton^
Assembly District 52* - Joan Millman^
Assembly District 54* - Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.^
Assembly District 55* - William F. Boyland Jr.^
Assembly District 57* - Walter T. Mosley III
Assembly District 60* - Inez D. Barron^

           

Manhattan

Senate District 27 - Brad M. Hoylman
Senate District 28* - Liz Krueger^
Senate District 31* - Adriano Espaillat^

Assembly District 65 - No endorsement - Wave Chan
Assembly District 72* - Gabriela Rosa
Assembly District 76 - No endorsement - Micah Kellner^, Mike Zumbluskas

                             
Queens

Senate District 10 - James Sanders Jr.
Senate District 11 - Tony Avella^
Senate District 12* - Tony A. Arcabascio
Senate District 15 - Joseph Addabbo^, Eric Ulrich
Senate District 16 - No endorsement - Toby Ann Stavisky^, J.D. Kim

Assembly District 25 - Nily Rozic, Abe Fuchs, Jerry M. Iannace
Assembly District 33* - Barbara M. Clark, Clyde Vanel
Assembly District 36* - Aravella Simotas^
Assembly District 40 - Ron Kim, Phil Gim

          

Staten Island

Senate District 23 - Diane J. Savino^

Assembly District 62 - Joseph Borelli, Anthony Mascolo
Assembly District 64 - Nicole Malliotakis^, John Mancuso

 
 

Outside of New York City

Senate District 53 - David Valesky

**Note that for City Council District 12, this is a Special Election to fill the remainder of the term, which will complete at the end of 2013.




Primary Election - Contested Races

KEY
Citizens Union preferred candidates in bold. 
Incumbents noted with a caret (^).
Races that were not evaluated by Citizens Union are noted with an asterisk (*).
 
           
Bronx - Democratic Primaries

Senate District 33* - J. Gustavo Rivera^

Assembly District 77* - Anthony Curry
Assembly District 80 - Mark Gjonaj
Assembly District 84 - Maximino Rivera
Assembly District 86* - Nelson Castro^
Assembly District 87 - Daniel Figueroa III, Luis R. Sepulveda
 
                           
Brooklyn - Democratic Primaries

Senate District 18 - Martin Malave Dilan^, Jason A. Otano

Assembly District 42 - Rodneyse Bichotte, Rhoda S. Jacobs^
Assembly District 54* - Rafael L. Espinal Jr.^
Assembly District 55 - William F. Boyland Jr.^, Nathan Bradley, Anthony L. Herbert
Assembly District 57 - Olanike Alabi, Martine Guerrier, Walter T. Mosley III
Assembly District 58* - Terry Hinds
Assembly District 60 - Christopher Banks, Inez D. Barron^
 
                   
Manhattan - Democratic Primaries

Surrogate Judge - Barbara Jaffe, Rita Mella

Senate District 27 - Thomas M. Greco, Brad M. Hoylman, Tanika Inlaw
Senate District 31 - Adriano Espaillat^, Guillermo Linares

Assembly District 72 - Mayra S. Linares, Gabriela Rosa
Assembly District 74 - Brian P. Kavanagh^
                         
Queens - Democratic Primaries

Senate District 10 - Gian J. Jones, James Sanders Jr.
Senate District 16 - John A. Messer**, Toby Ann Stavisky^

Assembly District 25 - Jerry M. Iannece, Nily D. Rozic
Assembly District 33* - Barbara M. Clark^, Clyde Vanel
Assembly District 38* - Etienne David Adorno
Assembly District 40 - Ethel Chen, Yen S. Chou, Martha Flores-Vazquez, Ron Kim
     
Queens - Republican Primaries

Senate District 15 - Juan D. Reyes, Eric A. Ulrich

Assembly District 40 - Sunny Hahn

Queens - Independence Primary

Senate District 15* - Eric A. Ulrich


** John Messer's updated questionnaire provided here.  Citizens Union's 2012 Primary Election Voters Directory  contains the original responses of Messer, as this updated questionnaire was provided after the print date.