Running for: State Assemblyperson for New York’s 30th District
Party affiliation: Democrat
The National Center for Transgender Equality endorsed Melissa Sklarz for State Assemblyperson for New York’s 30th District.
Melissa Sklarz is a lifelong resident of New York, a prominent civil rights activist, and former judicial delegate who was the first transgender person to be elected to a public office in New York State. Melissa pledged to fight for equity, defend immigrants, relieve overcrowding in schools, and improve her district’s access to public transportation.