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National Endorsements

NYS Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul

"From her experience living in Western New York, Tracy Mitrano has lived and breathed the experiences of voters across her district. We need a representative who will deliver in Congress, someone with the vision, skills, and passion to get things done. We need a champion for our families, workers, and farmers—now more than ever. Tracy Mitrano is that person and I’m proud to endorse her for New York’s 23rd Congressional District."

NYS Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul
Kathy Hochul NYS Lt. Gov.

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli

"Under the current federal administration and its allies in Congress, the needs of New Yorkers have been at best ignored, and at worst attacked. We need strong leaders like Tracy Mitrano in Washington to fight on behalf of Southern Tier farmers, labor unions, and all working families to ensure every New Yorker's voice is heard, and that the overdue solutions to our nation's deep problems actually help New York State."

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli
Thomas P. DiNapoli New York State Comptroller

U.S. Representative Jerry Nadler

"Tracy Mitrano has deep roots in the 23rd district, and that shows in her vision, drive and commitment to its people," Nadler said. "She brings people together to get things done. Whether it's farmers and environmentalists or medical experts and worried parents, she demonstrates the leadership qualities voters so desperately need right now."

U.S. Representative Jerry Nadler
Jerry NadlerU.S. Representative

U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries

“Tracy shares my commitment to expanding health care and access to mental health services, rebuilding our infrastructure and addressing climate change. She also brings 20 years of much-needed cybersecurity policy expertise to the House."

U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries
Hakeem JeffriesU.S. Representative

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer

"I am proud to endorse Tracy Mitrano. Tracy is a strong, honest, and hard-working person who gets things done. And from expanding access to affordable health care to tackling the opioid crisis to delivering for our family farmers, I know Tracy Mitrano will leave politics at the door to make sure New Yorkers get the fair shot they deserve."

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer
Chuck SchumerU.S. Senator

New York State AFL-CIO

"Now more than ever, as COVID-19 leaves a trail of destruction through the health and economic security of working people, we need elected officials who will stand up and fight for workers both now and in the months and years ahead...We endorse these candidates with great confidence that they understand the priorities of union members and will take on the issues important to all workers while helping to build-up the middle class."

New York State AFL-CIO
New York State AFL-CIO

New York State Unified Teachers

"We need elected officials who will stand up for teachers, School-Related Professionals, medical professionals and those they serve."

New York State Unified Teachers
New York State Unified Teachers

Senator Gillibrand & Off the Sidelines PAC

"I'm all in for Tracy Mitrano ... Tracy Mitrano's passion is education and growing minds. She taught American history, family and social policy, and internet law before becoming Director of Information Technology Policy at Cornell University. If elected, Tracy would be the only cybersecurity expert in Congress. Tracy will be an amazing ally in so many ways — from fighting for a better, more equitable education system, to taking on the NRA and gun violence, to fighting climate change."

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator Kirsten GillibrandU.S. Senate

National Organization for Women (NOW), February 5, 2020

"We are proud to support Tracy Mitrano for Congress. As an educator and cybersecurity expert, Tracy will bring her strong women's rights values and her record as a mentor and leader to the office. She is the candidate we can trust to fight discrimination and stand up for equality."

National Women's Political Caucus, December 9, 2019

“The National Women’s Political Caucus is delighted to endorse Tracy Mitrano, a fighter for women's equity, for New York's 23rd Congressional District.”

Donna Lent
Donna Lent President NWPC

LGBTQ Victory Fund, January 22, 2020

“LGBTQ Victory Fund is pleased to endorse Tracy Mitrano for Congress in New York's 23rd District. Tracy's cybersecurity background, track record of producing solutions, and dedication to standing up to be the voice of the voiceless makes her the best candidate for NY-23. When she wins in November, Tracy will become a vital LGBTQ voice in Congress.”

Mayor Annise Parker
Mayor Annise Parker President & CEO

LPAC, September 26, 2019

“Tracy Mitrano has the expertise to be a great leader for New York’s 23rd District. We are excited to endorse her candidacy. She is running in the 2020 election to unseat five-term incumbent Tom Reed. LPAC endorsed her first run against him in 2018. Now, along with Gina Ortiz Jones, Mitrano is our second “comeback kid” endorsement for the House next year. They’ve built the name recognition and support bases, and now it’s time to watch these excellent candidates soar to new heights.”

Stephanie Sandberg
Stephanie Sandberg LPAC Executive Director

Local Endorsements

Tompkins County Democratic Committee, January 28, 2020

“The Tompkins County Democratic Committee overwhelmingly endorsed Tracy Mitrano at our meeting January 28. Tracy’s commitment to this district has been inspiring; at this point, we all feel like we know her well, and we admire her ability to listen, absorb people’s concerns, and propose solutions that are people-centered and practical. Her background is impressive, but it’s her genuine, compassionate interest in the people of the 23rd that sets her apart from our current member of Congress.”

Jim Gustafson
Jim Gustafson County Chair

Yates County Democratic Committee, January 12, 2019

"Tracy has already spent countless hours talking with NY-23 constituents, building a comprehensive view of the challenges and opportunities that face Southern Tier and Finger Lakes families."

Valerie Brechko
Valerie Brechko County Co-Chair

Chemung County Democratic Committee, January 14, 2020

“The committee’s decision was clear, Tracy Mitrano is a true voice for the people of the 23rd. She has worked tirelessly to meet with residents of the 23rd and hear their concerns. The committee believes that Tracy has the skills and expertise to represent the best interests of all constituents in the Southern Tier. We are honored to support her in her campaign.”

Dora Leland
Dora Leland County Chair

Allegany County Democratic Committee, February 29, 2020

The Allegany County Democratic Committee wholeheartedly endorses Tracy Mitrano for the upcoming Congressional Election for the 23th Congressional district. Tracy Mitrano has demonstrated her willingness to take on this public position. Tracy Mitrano brings high levels of professional skills and achievements along with a presence that allows open dialogue and a path to a better tomorrow. We are proud of Tracy and our Allegany County."

Michael McCormick
Michael McCormick County Chair

Chautauqua County Democratic Chair, February 22, 2020

"Tracy Mitrano has shown she has the ability to raise the funds and to attract the volunteers needed to win. She is the Democratic Party's best chance to flip the NY-23 Congressional District in 2020."

Norman Green
Norman Green County Chair

Cattaraugus County Democratic Committee, January 2020

“We are proud to unanimously endorse Tracy for the 2020 election. Tracy has shown she is a true fighter for the everyday issues that impact families here in the NY-23.”

Frank Puglisi
Frank Puglisi County Chair

Ontario County Democratic Committee, January 22, 2020

On January 22, 2019, the Steuben County Democratic Committee endorsed Tracy Mitrano for Congress in 2020.

Schuyler County Democratic Committee, January 8, 2019

"It is clear that Tracy Mitrano represents Schuyler County values. She understands the suffering of the farmer, the small business owner, and the rural homeowner. Tracy knows that our upstate district struggles with poverty, lack of access to affordable healthcare, as well as contamination and reduction of our natural resources -- which our tourism industry relies on so heavily. Our committee has voted to endorse Tracy Mitrano, and supports her in her 2020 campaign for New York's 23rd Congressional District."

Caroline Elkins
Caroline Elkins County Chair

Steuben County Democratic Committee, May 8, 2019

On May 8th, 2019, the Steuben County Democratic Committee voted to endorse Tracy Mitrano for NY23 in 2020.

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Tracy Mitrano is a cybersecurity expert, teacher, and mother. She was born and raised in Western New York and has lived in the Southern Tier and the Finger Lakes throughout her adult life.

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