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Committee for a Strong Economy PAC

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce's political action committee, The Committee for a Strong Economy, interviews and endorses candidates in local and state election races. The PAC is made up of representatives from Greater Rochester Chamber member organizations and identifies candidates dedicated to the economic well-being of our community and supportive of employer interests.

2021 Endorsements[2]

2020 Member Organizations

  • All American Home Care
  • Gerard D. DiMarco, Esq.
  • LaBella Associates PC
  • Mason Marketing LLC
  • RocCity Coalition
  • Rogers Enterprises/Dock Hardware
  • Small Business Council of Rochester
  • Women's Council of Rochester
  • Zweigle's Inc.

2021 Candidate Endorsements

Monroe County Sheriff

  • Todd Baxter (D)

Mayor of the City of Rochester

  • Malik Evans (D)

Rochester City Council At-Large

  • Mitch Gruber (D)

Monroe County Legislature

  • District #1: Blake Keller (R/C)
  • District #2: Jackie Smith (R/C)
  • District #3: Tracy DiFlorio (R/C)
  • District #4: Frank Allkofer (R/C)
  • District #5: Rick Milne (R/C)
  • District #6: Sean McCabe (R/C)
  • District #7: Brian Marianetti (R/C)
  • District #8: Megan Thompson (D/WF)
  • District #9: Paul Dondorfer (R/C)
  • District #10: Howard Maffucci (D)
  • District #11: Sean Delehanty (R/C)
  • District #12: Steve Brew (R/C)
  • District #13: Michael Yudelson (D/WF)
  • District #15: George J. Herbert (R/C)
  • District #16: Joseph Carbone (R/C)
  • District #17: Bryce LaFountain (R/C)
  • District #18: John Baynes (D)
  • District #19: Kathleen Taylor (R/C)
  • District #20: Robert Colby (R/C)
  • District #21: Rachel A. Barnhart (D)
  • District #22: Mercedes Vazquez Simmons (D/WF)
  • District #23: Linda Hasman (D)
  • District #24: Albert Blankley (D)
  • District #26: Yversha Roman (D/WF)

The Committee for a Strong Economy is the political action committee of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce. The PAC is made up of representatives of some, but not all, Greater Rochester Chamber members, as some members cannot by law participate in a PAC endorsement process. The Committee for a Strong Economy is a separate entity of Greater Rochester Chamber that is in full compliance with all legal, state, and federal laws and regulations.

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