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Queens daily eagle: Queens 21 in ‘21 endorsements unveiled, sparking praise and pushback

Updated: Nov 11, 2020

The  endorsements were selected after a vote by dues-paying members of 21 in ‘21, following an interview with the board of directors. The organization has not released its vote totals, prompting criticism about a lack of transparency.

The endorsement process rankled many candidates and observers, who said it lacked transparency and relied on dues-paying members, including individuals who could join for a single month to vote, then cancel their membership.

“I [100%] support womxn supporting womxn, but I do not support ponzi schemes for non-transparent, non-democratic endorsement processes,” tweeted District 26 candidate Julie Won. “For the benefit of all candidates to learn RCV please release vote totals for each district.”

Read the full article here: https://queenseagle.com/all/2020/10/22/long-anticipated-21-in-21-endorsements-unveiled-sparking-praise-and-pushback

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