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Democrats For Republican Lee Zeldin’s bid for NY Governor

9/12/22 – NY City Hall- Republican Lee Zeldin counts conservative Democrats among backers of his bid for governor of New York State … support comes from current and former lawmakers who say they’re no fans of Gov. Hochul, a fellow Democrat. [@RepLeeZeldin]

Many big Democratic Party endorsements of our campaign were announced today by our Democrats for Zeldin Coalition …  all citing crime as among their reasons. [Flickr Slide Show]

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[The Democrats for Zeldin] … not the first to publicly cross the aisle and come out against Hochul as she seeks a full term in office. Last month, the Brooklyn-based New Era Democrats said they backed Zeldin’s bid. The club, which had supported former mayor Bill de Blasio, has a history of rallying behind GOP candidates, including endorsing Rudy Giuliani and George Pataki for mayor and governor, respectively, in the 1990s. [NY Daily News]

[6 short videos – Zeldin can be heard in Part 5]

Part 1: Councilman Robt F. Holden, Dov Hikind (3:25)- end 8:59

NY City Hall- Part 1 of 6: Councilman Robt F. Holden, Dov Hikind (3:25)- end 8:59. Holden and Hikind slammed Hochul over crime and bail reform … Hochul’s approach to public safety pushed them to support Zeldin.

Republican Lee Zeldin counts conservative Democrats among backers of his bid for governor of New York State … current and former lawmakers who say they’re no fans of Gov. Hochul, a fellow Democrat…[NY Post]

Part 2 – Councilman Robert F Holden, Stephen Kaufman, former Councilman. Republican Lee Zeldin counts conservative Democrats among backers of his bid for governor of New York State .

Part 3 – Madeline Brame, Victims Rights Reform Council

Madeline Brame, the chairwoman of the Victim’s Rights Reform Council, state director of Blexit NY and “the mother of a homicide victim” slammed New York’s bail reform laws in the wake of her son’s death.[Daily Caller]

Part 4 Michael Kane,Teachers for Choice (0:00 to 2;11); (2:13 – 4:50) Yiatin Chu, Asian Wave Alliance; Ruben Diaz, Sr, previous New York City Council. NY State Senate (4:52-7:42)… end

Yiatin Chu of Asian Wave Alliance:” I stand with fellow common sense Democrats who put our community above party to endorse Lee Zeldin for governor. Above all else, NY must return to the safe city we’ve all enjoyed for decades, and that starts with electing Lee Zeldin as our next governor.”

Yiatin Chu of Asian Wave Alliance: I stand with fellow common sense Democrats who put our community above party to endorse Lee Zeldin for governor. Above all else,, NY must return to the safe city we’ve all enjoyed for decades and that starts with electing Lee Zeldin as our next governor.

Part 5 – Lee Zeldin addressed the media, taking questions. (One young reporter was persistently obnoxious re congestion pricing.)

Part 6 – Donghui Zang, former candidate for NY City Council   Unfortunately he was very difficult to understand. I kept a brief excerpt that spoke to the merit based SHSATSpecialized High School Admissions Test – NYC DOE.[https://www.donghuiforny.com/about]

Kathy Hochul gave a no-bid contract worth over $600M to a top campaign donor and paid twice the price for the COVID tests. … accusations of pay-to-play politics involving the governor. A donor tied to $300,000 in campaign donations received $637 million in state business for rapid tests that were twice the cost of those provided by other state vendors. This needs to be investigated”.

  “… survey conducted by the Trafalgar Group showed Hochul with just a 4% advantage over Zeldin, a much closer margin than the double-digit lead seen in most other polls.” [ NY Post] [ NY Daily News]

[Where indicated, Pictures and videos property of Pamela Hall-VSB]