Green Party Supports Huntington, NY Council District Vote 12/22/09

Update: According to Newsday, the pro-council district proposal failed. The Town of Huntington will still vote for council members in an at-large system. “The Green Party of Suffolk supports the proposition to bring council districts to Huntington town,” said its chair Roger Snyder, a Huntington resident. “A key value of the Green Party is Grassroots […]

Nassau County: Suozzi concedes to Mangano

(excerpt from) Nassau News Live Suozzi Concedes Election to Republican Challenger Written by Timothy Robertson Nearly a month after Election Day, incumbent Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi conceded the election Tuesday to his Republican challenger, Nassau Legislator Edward Mangano.

Update: Mangano/Suozzi recount in Nassau

Update, Dec 1st: Suozzi concedes to Mangano. Democrat incumbent defeated by challenger. Story: here. _______________________________________________________________________ Thanks to the Times Union, New York state political blog, for the link. (Excerpt from) The New York Times Vote Recount in Nassau Approaches Completion By Angela Macropoulos / November 29, 2009 MINEOLA, N.Y. — Nearly three weeks after Election […]

Rev Billy prophetic: Reports say Bloomberg spent $102 million dollars

On election day, November 3, 2009, a whimsical post appeared at the Reverend Billy for Mayor of NYC website. Reverend Billy’s campaign claimed that, since he had just won $100 million dollars in the lottery, Reverend Billy now had a fair chance to beat Mayor Bloomberg for Mayor. Here is the headline: “REV. BILLY TALEN […]

The power of writing in: Candidates win in PA, and other write-ins listed in media

KW: Perhaps because I am a poet, I find writing in to be a powerful tool, even if the idea or candidate I write in does not win. At least I get to express what I believe and what I demand (in order to get my vote the next time.) The usual people who see […]

Nassau County, LI: Republican challenger Mangano leads Democratic Party incumbent Suozzi

November 29th update: As per The New York Times: As of Wednesday [November 25], with all but a handful of the ballots counted, Mr. Suozzi trailed by 217 votes November 17th Update: As per this story at Long Island Press: “Mangano took the lead last week by 497 votes following a re-canvassing of voting machines. […]

NYC BOE Security Concerns on Optical Scan Voting

Original Letter October 29, 2009 Mr. Todd Valentine Co-Executive Director New York State Board of Elections 40 Steuben Street Albany, NY 12207-2108 Mr. Robert Brehm Co-Executive Director New York State Board of Elections 40 Steuben Street Albany, NY 12207-2108 Dear Mr. Valentine and Mr. Brehm: At the direction of the Commissioners of Elections in the City […]

Green Party victories around the country

Reposted at Green Party Watch, with information provided from the national Green Party web-site. Green Party Victories on Nov. 3 Wins on Nov. 3, 2009 California Pam Hartwell-Herrero wins her race for Fairfax Town Council, Marin County, CA. She finished first of seven candidates for three seats with 1,031 votes or 19.76%. http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/rv/main/CurrentElection/Results.htm She joins […]

New York State: Mixed reviews for new voting machines

KW: Here in my county, Suffolk, we had the regular, lever voting machines (though, there was an electronic one available for people with disabilities.)  A Green Party State Committee person who experienced electronic voting this week was very dissatisfied, and wrote a rant on a green list-serve. I prefer simple, and the old machines. Though, […]

Results for Nov. 2009 New York Green Party Candidates

Election results for all Green Party candidates running in New York State are listed at the Green Party of New York State (GPNYS) web-site: here.

2010 Congressional Elections

Okay, that election’s over. So, what is next? If you want to know, a very extensive article on races to watch for the 2010 midterm elections. (An interesting article for third party activists to study and strategize with.) At CQ Politics One Year Out, Parties Prep for the Big Dance By Greg Giroux / November […]

Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh, Michelle Malkin and Sarah Palin defeated in NY-23

Kimberly says…Okay, so the “winner” was a plain old Democrat candidate. And, my co-blogger doesn’t even think this belongs on our blog. Though, some of the way the battle fell out was just so delicious… (excerpt from) San Francisco Chronicle NY 23 election results – Bill Owens beats Doug Hoffman, Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh […]

NY-23 Congressional Race: Looks like the Democrat won

Well, I didn’t want to care about this race. At the beginning, the only choices on the ballot were: A Democrat; a Republican; and a Republican running on the Conservative Party line. Not much hope for a third party, progressive. Though, my interest was peeked when the Republican dropped out of the race. And, Sarah […]

NYC Election Results: Rev Billy vote tally, etc.

At NY1 there is a chart with numbers for all the third party candidates in races including Mayor, Comptroller, Public Advocate, all the way to City Council members. You can see how all the Green Party candidates in New York City did. For Mayor, with 98.4% of precincts reporting, Green Party candidate Reverend Billy Talen […]

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