Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club
Minutes, April 7, 2018, 10am

I. Candidates Interviewed

  • James Felton Keith – (former candidate) 13th Congressional District
  • Adriano Espaillat – 13th Congressional District
  • Robert Carroll – 44th Assembly District
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – 14th Congressional District
  • Joseph Crowley – 14th Congressional District
  • Jazmine Robinson – 23rd State Senate District
  • Carolyn Maloney – 12th Congressional District
  • Hakeem Jeffries – 8th Congressional District
  • Sander Hicks – 12th Congressional District
  • Adem Bunkeddecko – 9th Congressional District



II. Candidates Endorsed

  • 44th Assembly District – Robert Carroll (unanimous)
  • 13th Congressional District – Adriano Espaillat (82% in favor, 18% abstain)
  • 34th State Senate District - Reconsideration of No Endorsement (33% in favor, 42% Opposed, 25% abstention)
  • 23rd State Senate District – Jazmine Robinson (unanimous)
  • 12th Congressional District – Carolyn Maloney (unanimous)
  • 14th Congressional District – Joseph Crowley (80% in favor) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (20% in favor)
  • 8th Congressional District – Hakeem Jeffries (unanimous)
  • 9th Congressional District – Adem Bunkeddecko (80% in favor, 20% abstain)



III. Board of Governor Addition:

America Oliva and Bjorn Thorstad were added to the Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club Board of Governors


IV. Campaigning for Brian Flynn

Allen encouraged everyone to join campaign on May 5 and 6 for Brian Flynn (club endorsed candidate for Congress 19th Congressional District)


V. Discussion of Night Life 

Allen indicated continued discussions at Manhattan Community Board #2 regarding Tom Connor’s reappointment to the SLA Committee. He also indicated the club leadership will be meeting with the new Night Life Mayor, Ariel Palitz, and will plan an event with her regarding nightlife issues.

 

The Club adjourned at 5:25pm

Officers

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

  1. Hon. Eric Adams
  2. George Arzt
  3. Lance Bass
  4. John Blair
  5. Mark Benoit
  6. Hon. Rodneyse Bichotte
  7. Hon. Jonathan Bing
  8. Erik Bottcher
  9. Robin Byrd
  10. Hon. Gale Brewer
  11. Christian Campbell
  12. Gus Christensen
  13. Hon. Martin Connor
  14. Tom Connor
  15. Hon. Jon Cooper
  16. Wilson Cruz
  17. Hon. Laurie Cumbo
  18. Alan Cumming
  19. Valorie Curry
  20. Michael Czaczkes
  21. Hon. Bill de Blasio
  22. Jon Del Giorno
  23. Aries Dela Cruz
  24. Kyan Douglas
  25. Hon. Daniel Dromm
  26. James Duff
  27. Hon. Ronnie Eldridge
  28. Hon. Rafael Espinal
  29. Hon. Alan Fleishman
  30. Hon. Dan Garodnick
  31. Dan Gettleman
  32. Jason Goldman
  33. Emily Jane Goodman
  34. Hon. Mark Green
  35. Tony Hoffmann
  36. Hon. Brad Hoylman
  37. Binn Jakupi
  38. Hon. Letitia James
  39. Hon. Corey Johnson
  40. Camille Joseph
  41. Phillip Keane
  42. Yetta Kurland
  43. Greg Lambert
  44. Dodge Landesman
  45. Chris Marchitello
  46. Phillip McCarthy
  47. Matt McMorrow
  48. Michael Mallon
  49. Mike C. Manning
  50. David Mansur
  51. Cathy Marino-Thomas
  52. Troy Masters
  53. Hon. Carlos Menchaca
  54. Hon. Rosie Mendez
  55. John Cameron Mitchell
  56. Donny Moss
  57. Barry Mullineaux
  58. Hon. Paul Newell
  59. Denis O'Hare
  60. America Olivo Campbell
  61. Noah Pfefferbilt
  62. Josue Pierre
  63. Bob Pontarelli
  64. Billy Porter
  65. Hon. Keith Powers
  66. Randy Rainbow
  67. Hon. Jenifer Rajkumar
  68. Hon. Gustavo Rivera
  69. Hon. Helen Rosenthal
  70. Maer Roshan
  71. Toby Russo
  72. Bill Samuels
  73. James Sansum
  74. Scott Sartiano
  75. Hon. Arthur Schwartz
  76. Lynn Schulman
  77. Frank Selvaggi
  78. Rev. Al Sharpton
  79. David Siffert
  80. Martin Sigal
  81. Hon. Jo Anne Simon
  82. Kathy Slawinski
  83. Tom Smith
  84. Anne Strahle
  85. Hon. Scott Stringer
  86. Wayne Sunday
  87. Hon. Bill Thompson
  88. JD Thompson
  89. Bjorn Thorstad
  90. Hon. Matt Titone
  91. Hon. Ritchie Torres
  92. Sam Underwood
  93. Jessica Walter
  94. Patricia Nell Warren
  95. Wil Weder
  96. Barry Weinberg
  97. Seth Weissman
  98. Emma Wolfe
  99. Hon. Keith Wright
  100. Zephyr Teachout