LI Dem Electeds Support Nuclear Power

IW:  No, this headline is not a throwback from 30 years ago.  Thought I can still remember  1980’s Assemblyman Pat Halpin (D) telling my Mom he supported Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant.  She told him he was crazy.  The other time I remember my Mom disagreeing with him was when he asked her to support Koch […]

US Senate Cand Lawrence (G-NY): US War in Iraq Continues Despite Fanfare Over Some Troops Departing

The only way that the Green Party can regain ballot status in NY is to get 50,000 votes for their Governor candidate in 2010. This opportunity comes only once every four years, and it only applies to the Governor’s race. Gaining ballot status will enable the Green Party to run more peace candidates, more single-payer […]

Jon Cooper: Democrats try to lure him away from Gillibrand Challenge

(excerpt from) City Hall news blog Democrats Try To Lure Cooper Into State Senate Race Over Gillibrand Challenge Suffolk county legislator seen as top prospect against Carl Marcellino By Sal Gentile Suffolk county legislator Jon Cooper has been mulling whether to challenge Kirsten Gillibrand in a Democratic primary next year, with an announcement set for […]

Early polls for 2010 NY Governor and Attorney General races

These stats are great research for third parties to see who the competition might be for statewide office, and what voters are thinking about their NY government. There is a link to a detailed Siena poll with a long list of candidates. At the bottom of this post, I listed all the names-only of the […]

A Democrat contender for US Senator from NY? (ie: challenge to Kirsten Gillibrand)

from Politics1 NEW YORK. Congressman Jose Serrano (D) announced he is strongly considering a primary run next year against interim US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D). Serrano, an ardent liberal, has strong ties in the Hispanic and progressive political communities. Serrano’s announcement comes just after US Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) predicted that in the end Gillibrand […]

NY 20th Congressional Election: Third party action with IRV and spoiler issues

Libertarian candidate who was pulled from ballot, and also made and endorsement appears to be the margin in a close-outcome race between Democrat and Republican in NY 20th Congressional District Special Election. No winner declared. Media says it is another “Florida 2000”

Kirsten Gillibrand to fill Hillary Clinton’s Senate seat, aide says — Newsday.com

As of a Friday evening AP story, it is official: Governor David Paterson has officially appointed Kirsten Gillibrand as Senator from NY. (That means that Paterson did not appoint: Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, Congressman Steve Israel (who took Governor Paterson on a trip to Iraq), Carolyn Kennedy, or longshot choice County Executive Thomas Suozzi…) Kirsten […]

%d bloggers like this: