Independence Party Endorses Congressman Michael Grimm
Today, members of the New York State Independence Party announced at a press conference, their endorsement of Congressman Michael Grimm (R,C – Brooklyn / Staten Island) in his bid for re-election to the United States Congress. Rep. Grimm was joined by Mike Zumbluskas, Member of the State Executive Committee and Treasurer of the National Independence Party, and local elected officials.
“Today, we are proud to announce that Congressman Michael Grimm will carry the Independence Party line and we offer him our full support in his re-election campaign,” said Frank MacKay, Independence Party Chairman. “Congressman Grimm has worked tirelessly to fight for the people he represents, putting the people of Staten Island and Brooklyn first. He has epitomized independent leadership often breaking party lines to do what is best for his constituents, the State of NY and this country. His exemplary record speaks for itself, which is why the Independence Party is proudly giving him our full support to send him back to Congress to continue fighting for us.”
“The support of the Independence Party can be a game changer in any election, which is why I am truly grateful to have their endorsement for my re-election,” said Rep. Michael Grimm. “I represent a diverse group of people, and have worked hard to make the tough decisions in Congress to best serve their needs. I thank Frank MacKay and the Independence Party for their confidence in my ability to continue fighting for Staten Island and Brooklyn and the issues that matter most - job creation, toll relief, education and access to high-quality, affordable healthcare.”
Rep. Grimm is the only NYC Republican seeking re-election in 2012.