Wednesday, August 29, 2012

It’s Official Andy King Secures Two Ballot Lines...

Andy L. King
Candidate For NYC Council
12th District in the Bronx

It’s Official:

Andy King Secures Two Ballot Lines

to Kick-off His City Council

Special Election Campaign

in the 12th District of the Bronx

Bronx NY – Aug. 28th, - Community Activist, Andy King has secured both the "People First" and "Community First" ballot lines in the Nov. 6th, 2012 special election to replace former NYC Councilman Larry Seabrook, in the 12th District. King made the announcement at a Campaign Meeting with members of his campaign committee in the Bronx. The committee includes a diverse group of community residents, Clergy leaders and business owners from every section of the district which includes; Co-op City, Eastchester, Wakefield, Baychester, Edenwald, and Gunhill.

"When I first ran in 2009, I pledged to represent the views, values and interests of my community," King said. "as a lifelong resident with over 30 years of service in the Northeast Bronx, I am prepared to go to City Hall in 2012 and fight to improve educational programs for our youth, increase access to healthcare services for families, enhance public safety in our neighborhoods, and ensure access to quality social services and programs for senior citizens in our community."

Campaign Committee members gathered at the campaign headquarters located at 836 Tilden Street to pick up clip boards and walk sheets to begin organizing their respective neighborhoods.

"We have put together a great campaign team and are receiving pledges in support from residents, leaders, and organizations throughout our community;" said King "We are prepared to run a strong campaign, and are making it abundantly clear that although this district has received unflattering scrutiny over the past year, we will work diligently to advance the cause for progress that our community so desperately needs. Our community needs representation now more than ever, and we plan to restore our community’s trust in the 12th Council District. Together we are one, and together we will move our community forward."

King has already been traveling throughout the district and expanding on the tremendous support that he gained from his 2009 bid for the seat. The campaign is also slated to announce a long list of committed endorsements from major grassroots and labor organizations, business associations, religious leaders and elected officials in the coming weeks.