Queens, NY – New York City Councilman Robert Holden (CD-30) announced his endorsement for City Council candidate Debra Markell for the 23rd Council District primary. Valuing her experience in public service and focus on quality-of-life issues, Holden becomes the first elected Council member to endorse Markell.
“Debra is deeply committed to improving the quality of life for Queens residents. There is no one more experienced and qualified to represent the residents of Council District 23 in tackling COVID-19, keeping the city safe and taking care of our seniors. Debra has my full support and I look forward to working with her in the City Council.” Said Councilman Holden on his endorsement.
The Councilman joins others who have already rallied around Markell’s candidacy. US Congressman Tom Suozzi, Former US Congressman Steve Israel, NYS Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan, NYS Assemblyman Chuck Lavine, the Asian American Alliance of New York, and Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan. Debra Markell is running to replace outgoing Councilman Barry Grodenchik in the 23rd Council District. CD-23 represents Bayside Hills, Bellerose, Douglaston, Floral Park, Fresh Meadows, Glen Oaks, Hollis, Hollis Hills, Holliswood, Little Neck, New Hyde Park, Oakland Gardens, Queens Village.