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2014 Election Results

Congratulations to our 2014 GPNYS candidates!

Howie Hawkins, Governor and Brian Jones, Lt. Governor: 176,269, 4.74%

Ramon Jimenez, Attorney General: 76,697, 2.06%

Theresa Portelli, Comptroller: 92,926, 2.50%

Hank Bardel, CD11, Brooklyn/Staten Island: 2,558, 2.43%

Paul Gilman – State Senate, District 11 Queens: 2,688, 6.32%

Carl Lundgren – State Senate, District 34 Bronx/Westchester: 1,547, 3.80%

Jeff Peress – State Assembly, District 13 Nassau: 367, 1.25%

Daniel Zuger- State Assembly, District 85 Bronx: 87, 0.83%

Daniel Vila CD13, Manhattan/Bronx: 9,231, 10.72%

William Stevenson CD2, LI: 2,197, 1.56%

Matt Funiciello, CD21, North Country: 18,404, 10.90%

Green Party Nominates Hawkins/Jones for Gubernatorial Ticket

Jimenez wins AG nod, Portelli for Comptroller

howie.jpg Howie Hawkins won the Green Party nomination for Governor in Troy on Saturday, setting up a rematch with Andrew Cuomo. Hawkins says he plans to challenge the 1% tag team of Cuomo and Republican nominee Astorino on economic, climate change and criminal justice issues. Hawkins also wants NY to go carbon free with a 100%, clean renewable energy by 2030, while providing a public living wage job to any New Yorker who needs one.

The Greens selected NYC Educator Brian Jones to highlight their opposition to Cuomo’s education policies promoting privatization of the education system, including his promotion of the Common Core agenda and charter schools. The Greens are seeking full funding to meet the educational needs of New Yorkers, including free tuition at CUNY and SUNY.

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Brian Jones: Green Party Lt. Governor Press Conference

Brian Jones is a New York City-based teacher, activist, and socialist. He will seek the Green Party nomination to be their candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York. The Green Party of New York will select gubernatorial candidates at their May 17th convention in Troy, NY.

Brian Jones is an educator and longtime activist who has fought tirelessly in defense of public education — against high stakes testing, against the proliferation of charter schools and their role in deepening racial and economic inequality, and against the related scapegoating of public school teachers and their unions. Jones seeks to run on a ticket that would be headed by gubernatorial candidate nominee and Teamster Howie Hawkins.

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