Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for New York State Governor, said that the extremely high vote total against Cuomo in the Democratic Primary shows that many New Yorkers reject his conservative economic policies.
Hawkins congratulated Zephyr Teachout on running a strong, spirited campaign challenging Cuomo’s record.”It was good that citizen activists rejected the backroom deal hammered out by leaders of the Democratic and Working Families parties and a few labor bureaucrats. I applaud their courage in standing up to Cuomo, his favors to campaign contributors, his culture of intimidation. The Green Party looks forward to completing this job, providing the only progressive alternative to Cuomo on November 4,” said Hawkins
“I will work hard to win the votes of the principled progressives who were inspired by the Teachout campaign. Our campaign welcomes them to join us in building a movement independent of the corporate interests that control both major parties,” added Hawkins. Read more »