Green Party of Suffolk Update on Green Party Judge candidates and views on Criminal Justice
The Green Party of New York State has a ban on the policy of endorsing Democratic and Republican candidates, because those parties do not agree with the Green Party’s worldwide Four Pillars of Social and Economic Justice; Grassroots Democracy; Ecological Wisdom, and Nonviolence/Peace.
Andrea H. Schiavoni, a Democrat running for Southampton Town Justice, has taken advantage of New York State Election law by placing herself on the Green Party line. New York State election does not require Schiavoni to inform Southampton Green Party members who signed her petitions that the candidate is not in their party or endorsed by their party.
When deciding to vote for Schiavoni in Southampton on the Green Party line, it is a good idea to share the national Green Party’s three goals in the area of criminal justice, which are to:
- reduce the prison population;
- invest in rehabilitation: and
- end the failed war on drugs. Read more »
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