Open Letter to Gov. Cuomo from Howie Hawkins, 2010 Green Party candidate for Governor of NY

An Open Letter to Andrew Cuomo December 30, 2010 Dear Governor Cuomo, Congratulations on your election. During our recent Gubernatorial contest, we emphasized different approaches as to how best restore the state’s fiscal health and to reduce the [...] Continue reading

Hawkins (G-NY) Welcomes Rick “Wall Street” Lazio to the Guv Race

Hawkins (G-NY) Welcomes Rick "Wall Street" Lazio to the Guv RaceThe 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 candidates, more anti-fracking candidates, and more sustainable energy candidates. The last time that the Green Party of New York S … Read More

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GPNY Nominating Convention

The Green Party of NY State will hold its statewide nominating convention on Saturday, May 15th from 11AM to 6PM at the Woman's Club of Albany, 725 Madison Ave, Albany, NY.*

Candidates will seeking to be the Green Party nominees for Governor, Lt. Governor, two U.S. Senate seats, Comptroller, and Attorney General. (Candidates page.)

The convention will be streamed live on this web site beginning around 11AM Saturday morning.

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 candidates, more anti-fracking candidates, and more sustainable energy candidates. The last time that the Green Party of New York State had ballot status it set the record for running the most Green candidates of any state.

There is an after the convention social gathering planned, details to be announced at the convention.

You can enroll in the Green Party by checking the box marked “Other” on the voter registration form and writing in the word “Green” on the line next to it. More information on enrolling in the Green Party.

*This event is not under the sponsorship of The Woman's Club of Albany and doesn't necessarily reflect its mission or policies.

So-called Working Families Party locks the most progressive candidate out of NYC Mayor debate

[From On the Wilderside]

Ever since Working Families Party sold the pro-war candidates of Clinton and Spitzer as a vote for peace in 2006, I expect nothing from them. And have not been disappointed.

from the Village Voice

Last night three candidates for Mayor of New York — Michael Bloomberg, councilmember Tony Avella, and comptroller Bill Thompson — attended the Working Families Party Mayoral Forum at the Hotel Trades Council on West 44th Street. (We should mention that Green Party candidate Reverend Billy wanted to be at the forum, but was excluded; “The Working Families Party have sent a cynical signal,” his office tells us. “New York is not a corporation. New York is a city. A city in a democracy. Let’s debate like it is.”)

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