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New York State: New voter registration forms list Green Party

Excerpt from a NY State Voter Registration Form (new for 2011)

In New York State, third parties earn their status during the Governor’s race. If a party receives 50,000 votes for its Governor candidate, that party is listed on the NY voter registration forms, and is a party with automatic ballot status.… Read more ...

In NYC: Former Governor Candidate Charles Barron among activists arrested at school-closings protest

Charles Barron ran for Governor of NY State in 2010 on the “Freedom Party” ballot line. Barron is an elected, Democratic official, serving on the New York City Council.

(excerpt from) NY1.com
Two Dozen Protesters Arrested During Rally Against School Closures

Two dozen demonstrators, including two City Council members, were arrested in Downtown Manhattan Monday as they protested the proposed closing of 25 public schools that the Panel for Educational Policy will vote on this week.

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Dr. Tom Stevens announces plans to form Personal Freedom Party in New York

In IPR comments on a previous post, Dr. Tom Stevens writes

In light of the continued failure of the LP in New York, the Personal Freedom Party will be giving it a shot in 2014. They just adopted a platform which you can see at:
http://drtomstevens.blogspot.com/2010/11/personal-freedom-party-adopts-platform.html

This assumes that the LPNY in fact failed to obtain the 50,000 votes in the race for Governor that are required to obtain ballot status.… Read more ...

With a very small sample, good news for third parties in New York

The Board of Elections in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York posts results as they come in from the precincts. By studying the sets as they come, and looking when it was at 1.15%, and now up to 3.82%, many of the third party candidates are hovering at about the 1% mark.… Read more ...

In NY: Six Way Governor Debate Announced

[Update 10/7/10 at 10:44pm: All seven candidates have now confirmed their participation.]

(excerpt from) A Business Wire press announcement:

October 07, 2010 04:34 PM Eastern Daylight Time
News 12, Newsday, and Hofstra University Partner to Bring the First Gubernatorial Debate to New York

On Television, the Cable-Exclusive Event Will Air Live on News 12 on Monday, October 18 at 7:00 PM

WOODBURY, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–News 12 Networks, Newsday, and Hofstra University have partnered to present the first New York State Gubernatorial debate on Monday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m.

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The International Tea Party

With the rumblings of the Tea Party continuing to make noise in American politics, it may be time to look outward at the rest of the world. While no mass movement of Tea Party protesters appears to be spontaneously taking to the streets of the Western world, signs do point to a small degree of modelling of the American movement.… Read more ...

Free and Equal: NY Gubernatorial Campaign Goes Grassroots

ALBANY, NY. – Free & Equal continues its coverage of the NY gubernatorial race with Charles Barron (Freedom Party), Howie Hawkins (Green Party), Warren Redlich (Libertarian Party) and Jimmy McMillan (Rent Is 2 Damn High Party), as the New York state independent and grassroots party candidates turned in their independent nominating petitions, last week.… Read more ...