New York State United Teachers

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New York State United Teachers
Website:Official website
The New York State United Teachers is a federation with more than 600,000 members. There are more than 1,200 local unions that comprise the NYSUT.

The NYSUT is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association.[1]

The mission statement of the NYSUT is:

Through a representative democratic structure, New York State United Teachers improves the professional, economic and personal lives of our members and their families, strengthens the institutions in which they work, and furthers the cause of social justice through the trade union movement.[2]

Campaign contributions

State candidates

2010

In the 2010 legislative elections, the NYSUT contributed $391,010 to state senate candidates in New York. Additionally, a total of $323,799 was donated to Assembly candidates. The NYSUT was the 5th and 4th largest donor in the Senate and Assembly races, respectively.

The top six recipients of contributions in 2008 were:[3]

Candidate Amount Result
Democratic Party Eric Schneiderman (Attorney General) $37,800 Approveda
Democratic Party Thomas DiNapoli (Comptroller) $17,800 Approveda
Democratic Party Liz Krueger (Senate) $15,500 Approveda
Democratic Party Velmanette Montgomery (Senate) $15,500 Approveda
Democratic Party Kevin Parker (Senate) $15,500 Approveda
Democratic Party Toby Ann Stavisky (Senate) $15,500 Approveda

2008

In the 2008 legislative elections, the NYSUT contributed $383,940 to state senate candidates in New York. Additionally, a total of $291,890 was donated to Assembly candidates. The NYSUT was the 4th and 4th largest donor in the Senate and Assembly races, respectively.

The top five recipients of contributions in 2008 were:[4]

Candidate Amount Result
Democratic Party Andrew Cuomo (Governor) $35,000 No election
Democratic Party Thomas DiNapoli (Comptroller) $20,000 No election
Democratic Party Martin Connor (Senate) $15,500 Defeatedd
Democratic Party Kevin Parker (Senate) $15,500 Approveda
Democratic Party Toby Ann Stavisky (Senate) $15,500 Approveda

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