NEW YORK, NY – Today, President Stuart Appelbaum of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) announced the union’s endorsement of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Congress in the 14th District, which includes parts of the South Bronx and Northern Queens.
“The RWDSU congratulates Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on her primary win and we are pleased to announce our support for her campaign in the general election today. The voters of the 14th Congressional District sent a powerful message on Tuesday, and we respect it. Democrats win when we speak loudly to our shared values – economic justice for all, the rights of working people and marginalized communities, and the rights of immigrants – those whose voices have been trampled on by the Trump administration. That is the way to energize and activate voters – Alexandria did that, and her passion is our future. We know Alexandria is a candidate who will fight for working people and our union is pleased to announce our support for her campaign today,” said Stuart Appelbaum, President of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU).