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February 24, 2016

Rudy Orozco
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Statement by DC 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido on the election of Rafael Salamanca Jr. to the City Council

“We congratulate Rafael Salamanca Jr. on his victory in the special City Council election last night. The voters of the 17th District in the Bronx clearly agreed with DC 37 that Mr. Salamanca Jr. was the most qualified candidate. Our DC 37 activists were out in force in support of his candidacy yesterday helping to ensure his victory. We look forward to working with him and his colleagues at the City Council to address the many needs of the working men and women of our city.”

District Council 37 is New York City's largest public employee union, with 125,000 members and 50,000 retirees.