Tag Archives: Bill Thompson

Link and early returns for NYC Mayor’s race

Both NBC and the NY Times have called the 2009 NYC Mayor race for Bloomberg. Though, there is not a big percentage of polling results in. And, as of 11 minutes ago, the AP says that Bloomberg and Thompson are in a close race. At NY1 there is a chart with numbers for all the third party candidates in races including Mayor, Comptroller, Public Advocate, all the way to City Council members.… Read more ...

Village Voice does three-page, home-stretch interview with Rev. Billy for Mayor

(excerpt from) Village Voice
Home Stretch Interview with Reverend Billy, Candidate for Mayor of New York

by Roy Edroso in Conversations, Featured, Mayoral Race 2009 / Tuesday, Oct. 27 2009  6:18PM

…[Reverend Billy Talen says] I believe the local rights movement will continue — after 16 years of Giuliani and Bloomberg, all over the five boroughs people have battled with the city and the city’s business partners, the landlord-developers.

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Freedom Socialist Party letter on the 2009 NYC elections

Freedom Socialist Party Open Letter on the 2009 New York City Elections

October 22, 2009

Dear friends,

Tuesday, November 3, is Election Day. Another mayoral campaign is upon us. For the third time it looks like Mike Bloomberg will buy his way into City Hall. On his watch, we witnessed the thugs of Wall Street demand and get the largest transfer in human history of public funds to private hands.

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NYC: Candidate contributions are campaign expenditures

In New York State, there is “fusion”, where a candidate can be on a major party ballot line, as well as on a third party ballot line. This new decision, made by the New York City Campaign Finance Board, will most likely affect how third parties interact with candidates in New York City races.… Read more ...

Third Parties rise up at NYC Mayor debate: Rev. Billy heckles; report says Villar supporters ejected

Billy Talen, an activist and performance artist who uses the name “Reverend Billy” is running for Mayor of New York City on the Green Party line.  Reverend Billy and other third party candidates were excluded from the October 13th Mayoral debate. Reverend Billy attended, heckled, and was escorted out of the venue.… Read more ...