According to a press release from last month, the Queens County Libertarian Party has cross-endorsed Auburndale attorney Dan Halloran for City Council in the 19th Council District. Incumbent Councilmember Tony Avella has pledged to honor the two-term limit as passed by the voters and is currently running for Mayor.
At the The Libertarian Party’s NYC Nominating Convention on May 11, the convention committee met with a number of prospective candidates seeking the party’s endorsement and had several well qualified candidates. After the City-wide nominations the County committees caucused and Queens County unanimously endorsed Dan Halloran for the City Council.
In accepting the endorsement, Halloran said, “I am honored by Dr. Tom Stevens and Chairman John Procida’s support and the confidence they and their party have in my campaign and our message of restoring fiscal responsibility and accountability to our government.”
Chairman Procida’s commented, “Dan is an outstanding candidate and will be a great City Councilman, we look forward to seeing him run for Mayor one day!”
Dr. Tom Stevens, remarked, “Dan has the interests of Liberty in his mind and as a part of his platform, his energy and ideas are exactly what we need in City Hall.”
Halloran has already been endorsed by the Queens GOP, the National Republican Party’s Liberty Caucus, Senator Frank Padavan, Councilman Eric Ulrich, and is being considered by the Conservative and Independence Parties for cross-endorsement.
Mr. Halloran also serves on the Republican Liberty Caucus National Committee as the representative for the Northeast region. His website is http://www.danhalloran.org/.