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New York Young Republican Club Makes a Splash at NYGOP Convention

By March 3, 2022March 4th, 2022No Comments

We are happy to announce that our Club’s influence in New York State Republican politics continues to grow. This success is highlighted by the New York Republican State Committee’s designation of candidates for the 2022 election cycle.

Congressman Lee Zeldin is the State Committee’s designated candidate for Governor. Congressman Zeldin is a member of the Club and has been a strong supporter of President Donald J. Trump and the America First agenda. He has vowed to reverse recent Democrat policies, including mandatory mask usage advocated by Governors Cuomo and Hochul.

Former Club President Paul Rodríguez is the State Committee’s designated candidate for State Comptroller. One key issue he is focusing on is how the current Democrat Comptroller, Tom DiNapoli, uses the New York State employee pension fund to push woke politics into private corporations. Mr. Rodriguez said, “The state pension fund should not be used to virtue signal and certainly should not be used to destroy industries like natural gas.”

Club Member Michael Henry is the State Committee’s designated candidate for Attorney General. The Club was Mr. Henry’s earliest major endorsement, and we are proud that others recognize how his tough-on-crime and anti-corruption focus will restore New York to its old glory. Henry plans to combat the crime wave rocking New York City, go after Andrew Cuomo’s death toll cover-up, and end Letitia James’ political persecution of the Trump family & the NRA. 

Former Club Secretary and Current Member Joe Pinion also got the nod as the State Committee’s designated candidate for New York’s U.S Senate seat. Mr. Pinion is the first Black man to run for the U.S. Senate here in New York, and wants to put an end to Senator Schumer’s 40 years in D.C. It is far past the time we finally take out the Democrats’ Senate Leader.

On another note, Club Member Vanessa Simon was elected to be the NYGOP Secretary. We look forward to her strengthening the Republican Party in New York in order for Republicans to win up and down the ballot this November. 

(For reference—State Committee designation does not make a candidate the Republican Party nominee for the General Election in November. The Republican Primary will be in June and we encourage all of our members to vote to make their voice heard in our Party’s process.)