Monserrate loses State Senate seat (in a landslide against him)

(excerpt from) The Daily News/AP Ousted state Sen. Hiram Monserrate loses bid to regain seat as Assemblyman Jose Peralta triumphs Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 10:35 PM A New York state senator who was expelled after a domestic violence conviction has lost his long-shot bid to get his seat back in a special election. Assemblyman Jose […]

Today is the Special Election in the Monserrate “case”

KW: If you live in, or who have friends who live in, the 13th NY Senatorial District (in Queens, NYC, NY), please tell them to get out and vote. Today is the day that they hold the election in the district of  (former?) NY State Senator Hiram Monserrate, the one who was convicted of assaulting […]

Special Election March 16: Monserrate down in polls

This Tuesday, March 16th is the day voters in a district in Queens get to decide if they want to keep State Senator Hiram Monserrate in his seat, after he was convicted of violence, which was connected to domestic abuse. A story at The Capitol Confidential blog has a link to the latest Siena poll: […]

Fight Monserrate/Siegel: Make NY legislature safe for women

KW writes: Oh…my…goodness… Former State Senator Hiram Monserrate — found guilty in the incident with his girlfriend which involved allegations of domestic abuse — just will not go away. The women of New York finally got a reprieve from a man who commits violence against women roaming the halls of our government. But, Monserrate is […]

Make a statement against domestic violence: Help oust State Senator Monserrate

KW: All this time the Monserrate situation has made me so angry. It seemed quiet apparent that he was involved in some kind of domestic violence, and yet he remained a public official, and the Democratic leaders actually caved into him when Monserrate made his power play during the NY State Senate Coup. Now, the […]

Wilder Petitioning: August 16, 2008 report

My husband Ian and I are helping to petition in Long Island, New York for Cynthia McKinney for President. A total of 15,000 signatures is needed statewide. We heard an informal comment a few days ago that there were 10,000 collected. Today, someone from a different camp inside the project stated he was fairly sure […]

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