August 30, 2012 : PRESS RELEASE
Citizens Union Announces Candidate Preferences in September Primary Elections
Senate District 27 (Democratic Primary): Brad Hoylman is the former General Counsel for the Partnership for New York City, and has served as chair of Community Board 2 in Manhattan. Hoylman supports all of Citizens Union’s reform agenda, in particular a campaign finance system with public matching funds at the state level, having qualified for public matching funds when he prepared to run for City Council. He would vote in favor of second passage of the redistricting constitutional amendment. Regarding budget reform, he supports a decentralized process that allows rank-and-file members of the legislature a more meaningful role. Hoylman demonstrates a deep and thorough knowledge of public policy and reform issues and has extensive experience in working with many parts of the community.