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Women will make up about 61% of the Democratic primary voters who will decide this election. Learn which candidates are putting women front & center!

Meet Our Women Front & Center Candidates:

For Mayor of New York City

Maya Wiley #1

Kathryn Garcia #2

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For Manhattan District Attorney

Tali Farhadian Weinstein

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For City Council


District #1 – Gigi Li and Jenny Low

District #5 – Julie Menin

District #6 – Gale Brewer

District #7 – Stacy Lynch

District #8 – Diana Ayala*


District #13 – Marjorie Velázquez

District #16 – Althea Stevens

District #18 – Amanda Farias

Staten Island

District #49 – Amoy Barnes

District #51 – Olivia Drabczyk



District #35 – Renee Collymore

District #37 – Darma Diaz*

District #39 – Briget Rein

District #41 – Alicka Ampry-Samuel*

District #45 – Farah Louis*

District #48 – Mariya Markh


District #22 – Evie Hanzoupolous

District #25 – Shekar Krishnan

District #26 – Ebony Young

District #28 – Adrienne Adams*

District #29 – Lynn Schulman

Learn more about the candidates NOW supports!

Watch our interviews, read the candidate questionnaires, and compare candidate responses to your favorite questions:

Maya Wiley – 5/25


Kathryn Garcia – 5/20

Tali Farhadian Weinstein for Manhattan DA – 6/3

Early Voting is Open: June 12th – June 20th

We have a tremendous opportunity to reimagine a stronger New York City. It’s past time that we do the hard work that’s needed to make our city affordable, safe, just, and sustainable for every New Yorker!

Related News

Press Releases / June 6, 2021

National Organization for Women Endorses Maya Wiley as #1 for Mayor

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Press Releases / April 8, 2021

NOW-NYC & Gloria Steinem Endorse Tali Farhadian Weinstein for Manhattan District Attorney

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When we invest in women and girls, we build stronger, more resilient, and more just communities.

Research from around the world has demonstrated this time and again. Yet, even here in New York City, we have not done enough to attain gender parity in leadership, root out sexism and sexual violence, and elevate the priorities of women and girls.

On the heels of a pandemic that has disproportionately harmed women and communities of color and kicked more women out of the workforce than ever before, we must elect leaders who are ready to remake our city with the know-how and vision to elevate women and level the playing field for everyone.  

There’s a huge field of candidates and extremely high stakes. We’re here to help you sift through the difficult issues, understand the distinctions between candidates, and ask the tough questions that matter most to the future of our city’s women and girls.

As a city and nation, we are finally turning a corner and have a huge opportunity to transform our city’s future. Let’s ensure that our future leaders will be putting women front & center!

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