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Funiciello looking to create “a three-way race” in New York’s 21st District

Matt Funiciello, the Green Party nominee for U.S. House in New York’s 21st District, appeared on WWNY-TV, the CBS affiliate in Northern New York, on Tuesday. Funiciello received 10.6% of the vote in the district in 2014, and believes he… Continue Reading

Hirsh receives 772 votes in New York state Senate special election

Green Party nominee Laurence Hirsh received 772 votes in the special election for New York’s vacant Ninth District state Senate seat Tuesday. Democrat Todd Kaminsky won with 33,978 votes, with Republican Christopher McGrath receiving 33,198 votes.

New York Green State Senate nominee Hirsh debates rivals

Laurence Hirsh, the Green Party nominee for the April 19 special election for New York’s Ninth State Senate District, debated Democrat Todd Kaminsky and Republican Christopher McGrath on cable television’s News 12 Long Island on Thursday evening. According to Newsday,… Continue Reading

Funiciello: Belgium attacks “blowback in its purest form”

Matt Funiciello, the Green Party candidate for U.S. House in New York’s 21st District, told The Plattsburgh Press-Republican that the bombings in Belgium this week show that the U.S. “needs to rethink its foreign policy.” Funiciello said, “It is a given in these situations that our hearts go out to all the victims and their […]

Funiciello to enter New York U.S. House race this weekend

New York’s Watertown Daily Times reports that Green Party candidate Matt Funiciello will officially announce his candidacy for U.S. House in the state’s 21st District on Saturday. Funiciello sought the seat two years ago. Last fall, 2014 Democratic nominee Aaron Woolf urged Funiciello to run as a Democrat this time, but Funiciello declined to do […]

New York Green state senate candidate Hirsh discusses his campaign

New York’s Long Island Herald interviews Seth Hirsh, the Green Party nominee in the New York Ninth Senate District special election scheduled for April 19. Hirsh, “an accountant who runs his private practice from his home, wants to impose a 1 percent tax, what he calls a stock transfer tax, on all Wall Street transactions […]

Gray Whann registers Green in advance of Glens Falls, New York mayoral run

New York’s Glens Falls Post-Star reports that Patti Gray Whann, a former Republican candidate for local office who had recently been registered with not party, has registered with the Green Party “as she solidified her decision to run for Glens Falls mayor in 2017.” She said, “To be a registered independent, you’re not a party […]

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