“Dana Balter understands the real needs of her community and will be a champion for working families. She will be well positioned to fight for the needs of central New York,” said Maria Urbina, the national political director of the Indivisible Project.
Syracuse University College Democrats endorse Dana Balter
The College Democrats voted by simple majority to endorse Balter at the organization’s Tuesday night meeting. Jordan Lally, acting president of the organization, said the group allowed members to talk about and question the vote before casting ballots, but the discussion was “pretty quick.”
Newsmakers: Congressional candidate Dana Balter talks with Dan Cummings
This week on Newsmakers, Dan’s guest is Dana Balter, the designated Democratic candidate for Congress in Central New York’s 24th District. She discusses the issues on which she is challenging incumbent Republican John Katko in this year’s midterm election.
New York Progressive Action Network endorses Dana Balter for Congress
Dana is standing up for things the people in her district need most: adequate, affordable healthcare for every person; an equitable, high quality education for every child; policies that promote economic justice and meaningful employment; an insistence and demand for equal treatment under the law for all people; protection of our natural resources; a restoration of respect for our democratic institutions and American values.
Dana Balter’s congressional run signifies re-energization of women in politics
Only 19.8 percent of representatives in Congress are women, per the Center for American Women and Politics, and only 25.3 percent of seats in state legislatures are occupied by women. Seeing a woman like Balter, who represents, in part, the SU community and a changing political climate, is a remarkable symbol of the progress women are making in politics.
Dana Balter on Education & Civil Rights Protections
It’s unfathomable to me that we have people heading public agencies who are trying to undermine civil rights protections. Protecting the civil rights of the people who live in this country is one of the most important functions of our federal government. If you care as much as I do about protecting the civil rights of our students, please contact Betsy DeVos and tell her you want these protections to remain in place because we need to make sure that our schools are safe and healthy learning environments for every single one of our kids.
Congressional candidate Dana Balter on the Campbell Conversations
This November’s Congressional elections may be the most important midterms in a generation. This week on the Campbell Conversations, host Grant Reeher talks to Dana Balter, the Democratic Party’s endorsed candidate to challenge Rep. John Katko (R-Camillus) for central New York’s 24th Congressional District seat. They discuss her campaign, her policy positions, and more.