NY assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou will not challenge Dan Goldman in NY-10 on WFP line

Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou (D-Manhattan) won’t problem Democratic nominee Dan Goldman within the newly-drawn Congressional District 10 on the poll line for the Working Households Get together after narrowly shedding the Aug. 23 main.

“I cannot be on the WFP line for the final. We merely would not have the sources to combat all fights on the identical time, and we should defend our democracy now.”,” Niou stated in an emotional video posted to Twitter.

The average Goldman received the crowded main within the deep blue district with about 26% of the vote in comparison with about 24% for the lefty Niou.

Rep. Mondaire Jones – who at the moment holds a suburban seat north of New York Metropolis – acquired 18% and Council Girl Carlina Rivera obtained 17% of the vote, with different candidates trailing.

Niou’s exit from the race means Goldman, a former U.S. Home impeachment lawyer through the first trial of President Donald Trump, can now glide to victory after going through heavy progressive fireplace within the main over points like abortion.

Niou was narrowly defeated by Dan Goldman in the newly-redrawn NY-10.
Yuh-Line Niou won’t pursue the Working Household Get together line.

“I look ahead to becoming a member of forces with leaders, organizers and activists within the days and months forward, and in the direction of our shared objective of holding the Democratic majority within the Home and Senate in order that we are able to defend our democracy, our elementary rights, our neighbors, and the way forward for the planet itself,” Goldman stated in a press release Tuesday night time.

Some progressives had urged Niou with the help of the WFP, which backed her within the main, to take the combat to the final election the place Republicans haven’t any probability of successful within the deep blue district.

“I all the time wish to put our neighborhood first,” Niou stated in her video about forgoing a divisive common election marketing campaign in opposition to Goldman.

Niou won around 24% of the vote in the district.
Goldman received the crowded main with about 26% of the vote.

A gap got here when Jones declined the WFP line he beforehand gained whereas operating for reelection in his present seat, which gave the get together an opportunity to call Niou as its nominee.

The WFP helped rebel India Wilson win a shock victory within the 2021 Democratic main for Buffalo mayor over longtime incumbent Byron Brown, who rallied help for a profitable write-in marketing campaign regardless of the chances.

A problem to Goldman supplied the WFP equal alternative for a giant win and defeat.

“We’ve got all the time been sober concerning the structural boundaries we face when operating grassroots candidates in opposition to the ability of immense wealth,” WFP state Director Sochie Nnaemeka stated in a press release.

“Mr. Goldman received his seat with assistance from thousands and thousands of {dollars} of his personal wealth, and nonetheless received far wanting a majority of the Democrats within the district. We urge him to pay attention to the progressive positions shared by candidates who cumulatively shared a majority of the vote,” she added.

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