Kevin Peter Carroll Announces Endorsements

Local Leaders Across Brooklyn See Carroll Most Qualified to be City Councilmember

Brooklyn, New York: Kevin Peter Carroll, candidate for the New York City Council for the 43rd District, today, released a list of elected officials and groups who are supporting his candidacy. They range from community and elected leaders to unions to national organizations.

The City Council members looking forward to having Carroll join them among their ranks are  Rafael Espinal and Stephen Levin. Assemblymembers Robert Carroll, Maritza Davila, and Erik M. Dilan are looking forward to having Kevin join them as partners in government.

“I have known Kevin since he was seven years old when he volunteered for my City Council races,” Sal Albanese, former City Councilmember, said. “He has always championed the public interest. I whole heartily endorse him for City Council!”

Honorary campaign Co-Chair Dilia Schack said “I would like to see someone who has lived in the community, worked for the community, and understands the community in the City Council and Kevin meets all of those criteria. He will be someone who, as a councilman, will bring a lot back to Southern Brooklyn because he has the energy, strength, and will to do what is right. I am more than willing to roll up my sleeves and do whatever I can to get him elected.”

Joining Schack in supporting Carroll are fellow District Leaders Arelis Martinez, Anthony Jones, Linda Minucci, Geoffrey Davis, Darma Diaz, and Lori Citron Knipel.

“I have known Kevin since he was a young intern for me,” said District Leader Lori Citron Knipel. “He has since been a colleague of mine for many years as we have worked together as members of the Kings County Executive Committee to make Brooklyn a much better place for everyone. Kevin has always had his finger on the pulse of the community knowing their needs and helping people with housing, jobs, education and health issues. His hard work and activism comes naturally. He will be a true asset to the community.”

Among the civic leaders and groups who feel Carroll is the most qualified candidate in the race are former Public Advocate candidate Catherine Guerriero, Brooklyn Democrats for Change, International Union of Operating Engineers Local 891, and Victory Fund.

Victory Fund President & CEO Aisha C. Moodie-Mills, said “Kevin’s commitment to government reform, increased funding for education, and more housing options for seniors makes him the best person to represent the 43rd District. When he wins in November, Kevin will become a vital LGBTQ voice in city government.”

“Having this outpouring of support means the world to me,” said Kevin Peter Carroll. “Every single one of my endorsers have seen the work I have put in as a District Leader and, before that, a concerned citizen and activist. They know I am willing to roll up my sleeves and do the hard work for the people of the 43rd District. I am honored by the faith they have each put in my candidacy.”

To see a full list of endorsements, please visit