LUJÁN Endorsed by New York State United Teachers
Candidate wins endorsement of statewide union
Running in 5-way primary to fill vacant Assembly seat
NEWBURGH, NY – State Assembly candidate Kevindaryán Luján (D – Newburgh) has been endorsed by the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Union in the race for the 104th Assembly District. NYSUT is only the second union to endorse in the Democratic primary. Five candidates are seeking the post in the September democratic primary.
“I’m incredibly honored to be endorsed by NYSUT. As someone who knows the value of public education, I look forward to doing what I can in Albany to advocate for teachers and students across the district,” said Luján. “The Hudson Valley has great schools up and down the river, but I want to do whatever possible to make the schools in the 104thAssembly District the pinnacle of education in the state,” he added. “Especially in light of state funding miscalculations in underserved districts, we know that our communities need representatives who will fight tirelessly for our schools. I will be that fighter.”
“Kevindaryán Lujan is a proven advocate for the people in our community. Kevindaryán will continue being a fierce advocate for our children, our public schools, for the labor movement, and for the constituents in the 104th assembly district.”said Rich Steger, NYSUT Political Action Coordinator Senate District 39 and President of the Valley Central Teachers’ Association.
Luján is a first term Legislator in Orange County’s 4th legislative district, representing the Town and City of Newburgh. Luján has also been endorsed by the Orange County Democratic Committee, Town of Marlborough Democratic Committee and the Latino Democrats of Dutchess County
He is running in the September 13th primary to replace the late Assemblyman Frank Skartados.