The results are in!

Yesterday, more than 100 people attended SDNYC's endorsement meeting to hear from the dozens of candidates seeking our club's endorsement for NYS Senate and Assembly races. We pleased to announce that our membership voted to endorse the following candidates:

 NYS Assembly:

  • AD 25 - Nily Rozic
  • AD 34 - Michael Den Dekker
  • AD 36 - Aravella Simotas
  • AD 40 - Ron Kim 
  • AD 42 - Rodneyse Bichotte
  • AD 46 - Pamela Harris 
  • AD 52 - Jo Anne Simon
  • AD 55 - Latrice Walker
  • AD 57 - Walter Mosley
  • AD 61 - Matt Titone
  • AD 65 - Paul Newell
  • AD 66 - Deborah Glick
  • AD 67 - Linda Rosenthal
  • AD 68 - Robert Rodriguez
  • AD 69 - Danny O'Donnell
  • AD 70 - Inez Dickens
  • AD 71 - Herman Ferrell
  • AD 72 - Carmen de la Rosa 
  • AD 73 - Dan Quart
  • AD 75 - Richard Gottfried
  • AD 76 - Rebecca Seawright
  • AD 77 - Latoya Joyner
  • AD 78 - Jose Rivera
  • AD 79 - Michael Blake 
  • AD 81 - Jeff Dinowitz
  • AD 86 - Victor Pichardo
  • AD 87 - Luis Sepulveda 

 NYS Senate:

  • SD 10 - Adrienne Adams
  • SD 12 - Michael Gianaris
  • SD 14 - Leroy Comrie
  • SD 16 - Toby Ann Stavisky
  • SD 18 - Martin Dilan
  • SD 23 - Diane Savino
  • SD 26 - Daniel Squadron
  • SD 27 - Brad Hoylman
  • SD 28 - Liz Krueger
  • SD 29 - Jose Serrano
  • SD 31 - Micah Lasher
  • SD 33 - Gustavo Rivera
  • SD 36 - Katrina Asante

Thank you to all of the candidates that sought our endorsement and congratulations to those selected by SDNYC members yesterday evening!


NYS Senator Brad Hoylman speaking with SDNYC members at yesterday's endorsement meeting.  

NYS Senator Brad Hoylman speaking with SDNYC members at yesterday's endorsement meeting.  

SDNYC State Senate & Assembly Endorsement Meeting

 Candidate Questionaire Responses for SDNYC May 2016 Endorsement Meeting 

On May 25th eligible SDNYC members* will vote to endorse candidates for the NYS Senate and Assembly primary election, which is scheduled for September 13, 2016. 

This meeting is open to the public and you do not need to RSVP to attend, However, only eligible SDNYC members* will be able to vote at the meeting. 

Candidates interested in SDNYC's endorsement, please contact us to request our questionnaire and for information about opportunities to speak with our membership at the endorsement meeting. Please note, For all candidates except previously endorsed incumbents, this questionnaire must be submitted by end of day, Tuesday, May 24th in order to qualify for inclusion on the SDNYC endorsement ballot.


DATE: May 25th

TIME: 8:00PM - 9:30PM

LOCATION: The LGBT Center (208 W 13th St, Manhattan)

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*Eligible Members Include: Current dues paying 2016 SDNYC members OR returning members defined as those that were 2014 and/or 2015 registered, dues paying SDNYC members. These returning members can qualify to vote by paying their 2016 membership dues online anytime or in person at the endorsement meeting where we will accept cash, credit card or check/money order made out to “Stonewall Democratic Club".

SDNYC Endorsements - 2016 Federal Primary Election

We are pleased to announce that the members of the Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC (SDNYC) have voted to endorse the following Federal Primary Election Candidates:

Congratulations to the candidates!

To be eligible for inclusion on SDNYC's endorsement ballot, candidates must have submitted our club's questionnaire or must have been an incumbent that SDNYC endorsed for their current seat last election cycle. Click the link below to view the questionnaire responses submitted by many of the candidates seeking our endorsement this evening.

SDNYC 2016 Federal Primary Election Candidate Questionnaire

Please don't forget to vote. The Federal Primary Election is scheduled for June 28th!

2016 Annual Event

SDNYC 2016 Annual Event

Celebrating 30 Years of Stonewall Democrats!

Thursday, June 2nd at 6:00 PM

God’s Love We Deliver (166 Ave of the Americas, Manhattan)

We hope you will join us on June 2nd to celebrate the 30 Years of Stonewall Democrats, the New York’s 1st LGBT Democratic organization dedicated to serving all five boroughs! This year’s honorees will be announced in the upcoming weeks. See below for sponsorship and ticket information.

Click the 2016 Annual Event tab at the top of the page or go to for more information. 

You can also find the details on Facebook! 


SDNYC Meeting - February 24th

Our next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 24th at 8pm at the LGBT Center. We will be joined by the Community Outreach Coordinator for the NYC Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB), Brian McCullough, who will share a presentation about CCRB and answer our members' questions.

CCRB's presentation will provide detailed information about the workings of the largest civilian oversight agency and will:

• Outline the structure and authority of the CCRB

• Describe how to file a complaint against a police officer

• Explain the processes of investigation and mediation

• Discuss civilian rights and responsibilities during police encounters such as stop-question-and-frisk

• Investigative process and techniques

• Overview of interviews and evidence collection

• The jurisdiction of the criminal, civil, and administrative court systems

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SDNYC Endorsements

At our meeting last Wednesday, January 27th over 100 members of the Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC voted to endorse the following candidates with upcoming elections:

Democratic Presidential Primary Election

Hillary Clinton

In NY, the Presidential Primary Election is scheduled for April 19, 2016

Special Election for NYS Assembly District 65 (Manhattan)

Paul Newell

Special election date for NYS Assembly District 65 is scheduled for April 19, 2016

Special Election for NYC Council District 17 (Bronx)

Rafael Salamanca Jr

Special election for NYC Council District 17 scheduled for February 23, 2016

Thank you to everyone that voted. Please keep an eye out for SDNYC updates with information about how to support SDNYC’s  endorsed candidates in the weeks leading up to their elections.

Presidential Endorsement Meeting

Presidential Endorsement Meeting:

SDNYC’s presidential endorsement meeting will take place on January 27, 2016 at 8pm at the LGBT Center.

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To be eligible to vote in our endorsement process, you must register as an official member of Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC by paying your 2016 SDNYC Membership Dues. 

Eligibility Requirements for Jan. 2015 Endorsement Meeting:

Returning SDNYC members* must register and pay 2016 membership dues any time before voting at the January 27th meeting and are permitted to pay in person at the endorsement meeting.  

If you are NOT a returning SDNYC Member*, unfortunately, you are not eligible to vote at SDNYC's January endorsement meeting. To be eligible, new SDNYC members were required to register and pay 2016 membership dues before January 1, 2016.

* Returning SDNYC members include 2014 and/or 2015 registered, dues paying members

If you need to check the status of your membership or have any questions, please email us at or fill out the contact us form on our website.

SDNYC 2016 Membership Dues:

Your support is critical for SDNYC to continue in its commitment to electing progressive democratic candidates to public office, serving NYC's LGBT community, and fighting for equality for all. In addition, your dues help to support SDNYC's Lew Todd Scholarship for CUNY undergraduates.

Membership for 2016 is just $35.00 for individuals. 

Discounted membership is available for families, students, and retired and disabled individuals. 

To pay dues online or to download the 2016 Membership Form with instructions to pay by check/money order go to: