Sen. Gillibrand Endorses Tracy Mitrano

July 14, 2018

PENN YAN, NY — From Tracy Mitrano’s Campaign:

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has endorsed Tracy Mitrano for New York’s 23rd Congressional District. “I’m thrilled to endorse Tracy Mitrano as she brings her message of “putting people first” to her campaign to represent New York’s 23rd Congressional District,” Senator Gillibrand said. “Tracy has the smarts and grit to fight for working and middle class families. She will fight to bring economic opportunity to Western NY and the Southern Tier. She will fight for affordable healthcare for all. She will fight for quality educational opportunities for every child. She will fight to rebuild the crumbling infrastructure across the district and for reliable internet access. Tracy will be a champion for everyone in NY23.”
“I’m honored to receive this endorsement from one of our country’s hardest working Senators,” Mitrano said. “Senator Gillibrand has been a leader that New Yorkers always count on to fight for them. Her faith in me to bring honest representation to Washington on behalf of the working and middle class families of the 23rd congressional district inspires me to work diligently to put people first every single day. I am grateful for her support.”

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Tracy Mitrano is of the fabric of Western New York, having grown up in Rochester and lived in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier New York. The first member of her family to go to college, Mitrano graduated with a B.A. from the University of Rochester, received her M.A. and Ph.D in American History from Binghamton University, and a J.D. from Cornell Law School. Mitrano is a registered Democrat and Yates County voter in Penn Yan. She is the proud mother of two adult sons.

Mitrano has received endorsements from the Working Families Party (WFP) and the Women’s Equality Party. Mitrano has also been endorsed by a cross section of officials across NY-23’s 11 counties including U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, former Congressman and Lt. Governor of New York Stan Lundine, former Lt. Governor of New York Mary Anne Krupsak, Corning Mayor Bill Boland, Jamestown City Councilwoman Vanessa Weinert, Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick, Watkins Glen Mayor Sam Schimizzi, Town of Dryden Deputy Supervisor/Former NY-22 District Office Representative Dan Lamb, and Tioga County Democratic Committee Chair Diane Lechner.
For inquiries or to schedule an interview with Tracy Mitrano, please contact media@tracymitranoforcongress.com. Additional information on the Mitrano campaign can be found at: www.tracymitranoforcongress.com.