Proposed Congressional Maps
New York’s proposed congressional maps have arrived! Democrats could gain three New York House seats, giving them an advantage in 22 of the 26 congressional districts across the state. This has major national implications because these New York seats can offset GOP gains in other states and will be a factor in the Democrat’s battle to hold onto the House majority during the 2022 midterm elections.
The Westchester County districts are as follows:
NY-03 – Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove):
Pelham, southern New Rochelle, Mamaroneck (both the Village and the unincorporated section of the Town), Larchmont, the City of Rye, Port Chester, and Rye Brook.
The district also includes parts of The Bronx, Queens, Nassau County, and Suffolk County. Tom Suozzi is running in the gubernatorial primary – this is an open seat unless he drops his race for governor.
NY-16 – Jamaal Bowman (D-Yonkers):
Yonkers, Hastings-on-Hudson, Eastchester, Bronxville, Tuckahoe, Scarsdale, northern New Rochelle, Harrison, southern White Plains, North Castle/Armonk, parts of Bedford, Somers, and Yorktown.
The district also includes parts of The Bronx and Putnam County.
NY-17 – Mondaire Jones (D-White Plains):
Dobbs Ferry, Irvington, Tarrytown, the Town of Greenburgh, Ardsley, Elmsford, the Town of Mount Pleasant, northern White Plains, Sleepy Hollow, Pleasantville, Ossining, Briarcliff Manor, Mount Kisco, and New Castle/Chappaqua.
The district includes all of Rockland County, and has been extended to parts of Orange County and Sullivan County.
NY-18 – Sean Patrick Maloney (D-Cold Spring):
Lewisboro, South Salem, Pound Ridge, Croton-on-Hudson, Peekskill, and the Town of Cortlandt.
The seat moves from Biden +5 to Biden +8.
New York State 2022-2023 Budget Hearings
with the Westchester Delegation
The New York Democratic Lawyers Council will discuss the midterms, redistricting, and voter protection initiatives.
- NYDLC Steering Committee Meeting
- Thursday Feb 24 @ 6:30
- Register HERE.
Don’t Ban Books About the Holocaust
Click HERE to sign a petition to call for a lifting of a ban of the book Maus.
Maus, a Pulitzer Prize winning graphic novel about the Holocaust, was banned by the McMinn County Board of Education in Tennessee.
The graphic novel is age-appropriate material provided to 8th grade students in an educational context.
This is the same dangerous thinking that has lead to students being deprived the opportunity to learn about a range of issues including racial and gender-based discrimination in the classroom. Some politicians and other officials want to whitewash history, and prevent students from accessing material that deals honestly and accurately with our complicated social history.
We urge the McMinn County Board of Education to lift the ban on Maus and discourage school boards nationwide from future efforts to hide important, age-appropriate educational materials from our children.
FIVE TOWNS: ONE BOOK.
Bringing our communities together for an important conversation around The Sum of Us by Heather McGhee.
Featuring a discussion with the author, Ms. McGhee, on Sunday March 27th, 2:00-3:30pm. This will be a hybrid event with a limited number of in-person tickets available as well as a virtual option to participate.
IW is proud to cosponsor this event. New York Times Bestseller The Sum of Us offers a powerful exploration of inequality and the lesson that generations of Americans have failed to learn: Racism has a cost for everyone—not just for people of color.
Postcarding Is Back
Help us postcard to voters in WI and rural NY to drum up Democratic support.
- Email email@example.com to be added to the list.
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