Tag Archives: Queens

Libertarian Party of Queens County Votes To Boycott NYLP State Convention

Dr. Tom Stevens on his blog (as with all opinionated articles on intra-party controversies, IPR is open to publishing a response should we receive one):



On March 10, 2011, the Executive Committee of the Libertarian Party of Queens County unanimously adopted the following resolution, which contains a “strong recommendation” to LPQC members NOT TO ATTEND the New York Libertarian Party’s State Convention scheduled to be held on Saturday, April 30, 2011 in Suffolk County:

The New York Libertarian Party and its State Committee continues to disrespect the Queens Libertarian Party, its largest and most active chapter and has rejected out-of-hand the many compromises that have been offered to heal the growing rift between the two organizations.Read more ...

Liberty Lion: ‘Dan Halloran – The first Governor Elected On The Libertarian Party Line?’

Dr. Tom Stevens writes at Liberty Lion:

New York City Council Member Dan Halloran represents 161,000 constituents and is the highest elected Libertarian Party official in the nation elected from a single district in a partisan race. He ran as a fusion candidate and appeared on the ballot in 2009 as the candidate of the Republican, Conservative, Independence and Libertarian Parties.… Read more ...

Green candidate for NYC city council benefits from public campaign finance, pens op-ed

Lynne Serpe, the Green Party candidate for City Council in Queens’ District 22, has raised over $100,000 with the help of the city’s public campaign financing program.  She has also recently written an op-ed piece for the New York Daily News in favor of instant runoff voting.  Thanks to Green Party Watch for both of these stories.… Read more ...

In NY, more presidential votes for third party candidates found

from Ballot Access News
New York Finds More Votes for President from Last November
March 14th, 2009

The New York State Board of Elections recently revised its official November 2008 election returns, to include some votes from Queens that has been accidentally omitted from the earlier official tally. The new returns show 162 more votes for Ralph Nader, 82 more votes for Bob Barr, 72 more votes for Cynthia McKinney, 20 more write-in votes for Chuck Baldwin, 19 more votes for Roger Calero, and 10 more votes for Gloria La Riva.

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