Joe Dujmic, candidate for the 10th Assembly District, today received the endorsement of United States Senator Charles Schumer.
"Our hard-working families on Long Island need a strong advocate in the State Assembly. They need someone who will be an independent voice; someone who will be a tireless representative and someone who will fight for their best interests. Joe Dujmic is the right choice for New York's 10th Assembly District and I wholeheartedly endorse him." -- Senator Chuck Schumer
"Senator Schumer knows the concerns of middle class taxpayers and is a hard-working advocate who went to the halls of government for one reason: to make a change for the better. I am deeply honored that Senator Schumer has endorsed my candidacy and I look forward to working together on behalf of the people of Long Island," said Dujmic.
Charles E. "Chuck" Schumer is the senior United States Senator from New York State. Schumer was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1998 and was subsequently re-elected in 2004 and 2010. Before his election to the Senate, Chuck Schumer served in the State Assembly for three terms and the U.S. House of Representatives for nine terms. He is currently the third-ranking Democrat in the Senate and the chairman of the powerful Senate Rules Committee.
In his near four decades of public service, Chuck has built a reputation as a leader in finding common-sense solutions to national issues and a tireless fighter for New York. He has been a staunch supporter of helping small business in New York; providing strong consumer protection; outlawing the civilian use of assault weapons; and upholding a strong U.S. commitment to the security of Israel.
Senator Schumer is the third federal elected official from New York to have endorsed Joe Dujmic's candidacy. Joe has also received the endorsements of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Steve Israel.
Joe Dujmic (pronounce Dudge-mick) is a private practice attorney and small business owner based in the Town of Huntington. A graduate of St. Johns University (criminal justice) and New York Law School (juris doctor) the native Long Islander announced his candidacy in February of this year in the 10th Assembly District.
His candidacy has been endorsed by: U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand; U.S. Congressman Steve Israel; Legislator William Spencer, MD; Legislator Steve Stern; Legislator Lou D'Amaro; Legislator DuWayne Gregory; Legislator Kate Browning; former Legislator Jon Cooper; New York State United Teachers' (NYSUT); Long Island Federation of Labor/ New York State AFL-CIO; New York State Public Employees Federation; New York State Troopers PBA; Suffolk County Probation Officers; Association of Municipal Employees; New York City Corrections Officers' Benevolent Association; NARAL Pro-Choice New York; Communications Workers of America Local 1108; 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East; Bridge and Tunnel Officers; and the New York League of Conservation Voters.