New York MoveOn Members Endorse Brittany Ramos DeBarros for Congress
By Ariane Ivanier. Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Members of the 11th Congressional District of New York praised DeBarros commitment to progressive values.
NEW YORK – Today, MoveOn Political Action announces that its members in New York’s 11th Congressional District have voted to endorse Brittany Ramos DeBarros for the United States House.
Sixty-eight percent of MoveOn’s voting members in the district he supported the endorsement of Ramos DeBarros, citing his political and military experience and his progressive agenda.
DeBarros is a progressive organizer and combat veteran who understands how powerful we are when we come together. She is taking an early step to build a people-driven movement to defeat extremist Republicans, like incumbent Nicole Malliotakis. The DeBarros campaign is making an investment in community organizing to change this critical district and elect another progressive leader to Congress in 2022.
Here’s what MoveOn members in New York had to say about why they support Ramos DeBarros:
“Brittany Ramos DeBarros knows how to do things. We need your experience, compassion, and diversity in office. “- Silvia V., Staten Island, New York
“Brittany will bring a new progressive voice to Congress. In 2022, it can shift a Congressional seat from Republicans and serve as a consistent vote for progressive policies that will benefit the middle class and underserved communities. “- Ashely O., Staten Island, NY
“It is time to offer a genuine alternative to the Republican Party and to motivate the progressive voters of Staten Island. Brittany Ramos DeBarros is the future of the Democratic Party! ”–Shaun R., Staten Island, New York
“The members of New York MoveOn are ready to have representatives who support them for progressive change, something that Brittany Ramos DeBarros can bring to District 11.” said Rahna Epting, CEO of MoveOn Political Action. “Nationally, voters are rejecting the policies of far-right Trump-aligned candidates like Nicole Malliotakis, and New Yorkers are ready to once again end Trumpism and elect progressives like Brittany Ramos DeBarros who will bring both a voice cool as an organizer. and veteran experience in Congress. “