Tag Archives: NY Conservative Party

Conservative Party of New York State Launches Statwide TV Ads

cpnys.org:

Conservative Party State Chairman, Mike Long, today unveiled a statewide TV ad campaign designed to remind voters “It means more when you vote on the Conservative Party line for Carl Paladino.”

“There is something going on in the country, and right here in New York, that the politicians just don’t understand.… Read more ...

NY Conservative Party names Carl Paladino its gubernatorial candidate

(excerpt from) NY Daily News
by Celeste Katz / September 29, 2010 4:44 PM

The state Conservative Party just okayed Republican Carl Paladino as their gubernatorial candidate in a voice vote, our Glenn Blain reports.

The vote came after Paladino’s former GOP primary rival, ex-Rep.Rick Lazio, withdrew from the race this week…

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Rick Lazio drops out of NY Governor race, from his spot on the Conservative Party ballot

About 12:30 today via Capital Tonight‘s Twitter: “Lazio officially drops out of Gubernatorial Race”.

Ballot line concern from NY1: “The Conservative Party has until tomorrow [Tuesday, September 28] to decide whether to endorse Paladino. The party needs a candidate who can get 50,000 votes in the November elections in order for the party to remain viable…”

[Note: A Story at Capital Tonight seems to contradict the Tuesday deadline, by suggesting that the NY Conservative Party will have a statewide convention to determine who to put on the ballot line on Wednesday.]

Good article with quotes from Lazio’s exit speech, and his comments on NY politics and the Conservative Party at Capitol Confidential blog: here.

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Ballot Access News: Thoughts on Right-to-Life and Conservative Party in NY

In New York State, the Conservative Party is currently an automatic ballot status party, a third party on par with the major parties. The Right-to-Life Party in the state is an independent political body without automatic ballot status. There are various strands in the Conservative Party in New York, and some people have used that party as a way to express the right-to-life philosophy.… Read more ...