Dear Friends,

It has been an honor and a privilege to represent the 52nd Assembly District as your Democratic State Committeewoman and District Leader, and to work closely with Assemblywoman Joan L. Millman and my co-leaders over the past 10 years - Alan Fleishman, Chris Owens, and just recently, Josh Skaller. Together we have fought for our communities and for accountability, transparency and independence in Brooklyn politics.

Recently, Assemblywoman Millman announced that she is not seeking re-election. I am running for her seat with her strong support, for which I am profoundly honored and grateful. I am also proud to have the support of Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, and NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer, to name two others who have endorsed me.

I ask for your continued support in a new role - that of New York State Assemblywoman. To do this, I will need your help financially and with "boots on the ground" - petitioning, leafleting, and knocking on doors - to bring our message of reform, accountability and humanity to Albany.

Please use the features on this new website to let me know how we can work together for victory in this election for state Assembly.

Thank you for your support.

Best,

Jo Anne


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Assemblywoman Joan Millman Honored at 40th Atlantic Antic

September 28, 2014

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Congratulations to Assemblywoman Joan Millman for becoming the third annual Atlantic Avenue Ambassador at the Atlantic Antic!

Left to Right: Democratic Assembly nominee Jo Anne Simon, Joan Millman, and Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez.

(Thank you to Tamar Smith for the photograph.)




NASW-NYC PACE Endorses Jo Anne Simon

September 19, 2014

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Jo Anne Simon Has Been Endorsed By ...

September 18, 2014

Assemblywoman Joan L. Millman

U. S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Congresswomen Nydia Velázquez and Yvette Clarke

NYC Public Advocate Letitia James

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams

New York State Senator Velmanette Montgomery

New York State Assembly Members Jim Brennan, Deborah Glick, Walter Mosley, Annette Robinson, and Matthew Titone

New York City Council Members Carlos Menchaca, Antonio Reynoso, Rosie Mendez and Helen Rosenthal


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Empire State Pride Agenda

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The Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club

Lambda Independent Democrats

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National Association of Social Workers - Political Action for Candidate Election (NASW-NYC PACE)

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