CVH Power Previous Endorses

Endorsements will be posted under our “Endorsement” tab as they are announced.  We encourage CVH Power members and allies to volunteer and vote for our favored candidates.

Previous Candidates 

Michael Blake was our pick in Assembly District 79 in 2013 

Michael Blake
Michael Blake – Assembly District 79

“Michael Blake brings forth the opportunity for voices of the community to be heard that have for so long been unheard CVH Power is thrilled to support Michael Blake’s  candidacy for the 79th District Assembly seat. He will bring about the type of meaningful change that The Bronx has been waiting for.” — Joseph Mpa, CVH Power Board Member

Dell Smitherman is our pick in Senate District 19 (Brooklyn: Brownsville, East New York, Canarsie, Bergen Beach, Mill Basin, Sheepshead Bay)

Dell SmithermanDell Smitherman offers a fresh, new, dynamic voice.  He will hear the cares and concerns of his constituents and represent them passionately in Albany.  He has the desire and compassion to put forth a new progressive agenda for the betterment of all.  CVH Power is proud to back Dell Smitherman in his effort to secure the 19th Senate District seat.” — Joseph Mpa, CVH Power Board Member



CVH Power endorsed in seven City Council districts in the 2013 election cycle.

Flenoy Withers III of Mott Haven speaks about his support of Melissa Mark-Viverito

We endorsed, and actively supported, Melissa Mark-Viverito in District 8 in the South Bronx and East Harlem. More here.  We are thrilled that our chosen and backed candidate is now the Speaker of the NYC City Council!

We also endorsed Mark Levine in District 7, Ritchie Torres in District 15, and Carlos Menchaca in District 38. Read more here.  These endorsements were done jointly with the Progressive Power Coalition (consisting of CANY, CVH Power, Make the Road Action Fund, NYCC, and VOCAL Action Fund).

CVH Power also independently endorsed Donovan Richards in District 31, Ede Fox in District 35, and and Inez Barron in District 42. Read more about those endorsements here.

Six of our seven City Council endorsements went on to become members of the New York City Council.  We are pleased to have been able to contribute to the expansion of the Progressive Caucus in the Council.

CVH Power Endorses Sean Patrick Maloney for Congress