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CUANY Introduces Online Voter’s Resource Center

Bonnie Sklar, Public Relations Coordinator
(800) 342-9835, ext. 8130
cell: (518) 944-0831
Bonnie.Sklar@cuany.org

(Albany, NY) – With virtually all New York federal and state legislators facing elections and new district lines in place, much is at stake for New York credit unions this election season.

To simplify the process of choosing credit union-friendly legislators in September (primaries) and November, the Credit Union Association of New York has created an online resource center to assist credit union professionals, volunteers and members in identifying candidates that are and have been supportive of credit union issues and more.

“Our members want to know if their lawmakers support credit unions,” said the Association’s President/CEO, William J. Mellin. “This online resource center will help credit union members make informed choices as they make their voices heard in the primaries and when they go to the polls in November.”

The Voter’s Resource Center details state legislators’ records on bills affecting credit unions and their 4.6 million members across the state.  It also includes the following voter resources:

Voter Information

  • New York State Board of Elections
  • Absentee Ballot Request
  • CUNA Elections Action Center
  • Locate your Lawmakers
  • VoteNY (New voting machine information)
  • Project Vote Smart
  • Vote411.org

State Primary Election Candidates

  • New York State Senate
  • New York State Assembly

General Election Candidates

  • United States Senate  – NY
  • United States Congress  – NY

Political Action Committee Information

  • Supporting pro-credit union candidates

The resource is available on the Association’s website at www.cuany.org/VotersResourceCenter.

The Credit Union Association of New York has served as the trade association for the state’s credit unions for 95 years. New York credit unions have assets of more than $57 billion and serve 4.6 million members. To learn more about the Association, visit www.cuany.org.


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