New York Primary Night Statement

Members Across New York State Worked Tirelessly in Support of Securing Congressional Primary Wins for RWDSU Endorsed Candidates – Union Narrows in on November Election


NEW YORK, NY – Today, President Stuart Appelbaum of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) thanked members across New York who worked to secure Primary Wins in key Congressional races. The RWDSU’s political work will continue across the country as we head into the mid-term elections in November.  


“Working people need strong advocates in Washington, D.C. We count on members of Congress to stand up and fight for our rights. And we are proud to support candidates who understand that working women and men are the foundation of our society; workers need to be treated with dignity, justice and respect. I am proud of the work our members did to ensure victory tonight in so many key Congressional Primaries across the state. Our work continues as we head into the November General Elections and the RWDSU will be standing with candidates across the country to ensure candidates who put working people first are elected,”said Stuart Appelbaum, President of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU).