Former President Barack Obama has released his first round of 2020 endorsements, and Dana Balter is among the Democratic candidates who received his support. Obama endorsed Balter, D-Syracuse, in the 24th Congressional District race. Balter is challenging Republican U.S. Rep. John Katko, who has represented the central New York district since 2015.
Former President Barack Obama endorses Dana Balter
Former President Barack Obama endorsed Dana Balter, the Democratic nominee for New York’s 24th District, Balter’s office announced on Monday. “I’m deeply honored and excited to receive the endorsement of President Barack Obama,” Balter said in a statement. “His steady, competent, and compassionate leadership and ability to inspire hope is exactly what our country needs […]
Dana Balter: John Katko ‘part of the problem’ as $600 jobless payments expire
After U.S. Rep. John Katko said Friday that both parties are to blame for the failure to reach an agreement on a COVID-19 relief bill and the extension of $600 weekly payments for millions of unemployed Americans, Democratic congressional candidate Dana Balter criticized the Republican congressman for not supporting a proposal in the House two […]
Hochul Endorses Balter for Congress
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday is set to endorse Democrat Dana Balter in New York’s 24th Congressional District race. Balter is running for a second time in the Cental New York House district to unseat Republican incumbent John Katko.
NY Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul: Dana Balter ‘will be a strong partner in Congress’
“Dana Balter knows what it’s like to live paycheck to paycheck and struggle to make ends meet,” Hochul said in a statement provided to The Citizen. “At a time when the Trump administration continues to fail central and western New York, Dana Balter will be a strong partner in Congress who will fight hard for […]
In new TV ad, Dana Balter touts ability to advocate for working families in Congress
During college, Democratic congressional candidate Dana Balter worked as a server at a local bar and restaurant. Now, instead of serving tables, she wants to serve as the 24th Congressional District’s representative. In a new TV ad released Monday, Balter, D-Syracuse, shared more about her background while pledging to advocate for working families in Congress. […]
NY teachers union endorses Balter for Congress, four others in Cayuga County-area races
New York State United Teachers is backing a handful of candidates in Cayuga County-area elections, including Democratic challenger Dana Balter for the 24th Congressional District seat. The union announced its federal and state endorsements last week. Balter, D-Syracuse, had NYSUT’s endorsement in her first run for Congress two years ago.