A high profile, Election Day article at Long Island Press, features Green Party candidate Cesar Malaga. The article goes on to put Malaga in a context, with a list of past and present third party candidates and elected officials in Suffolk County.
(Excerpt from) Long Island Press Green Party Hopeful Vies for Suffolk Legislature
by Timothy Bolger on November 8th, 2011
Cesar Malaga is a 73-year-old retired engineer from West Babylon and candidate for Suffolk County Legislature vying to become the first Green Party nominee to win a seat on Long Island, where only a handful of other third party hopefuls have done the same in the past.
Lindenhurst, NY – Seven Babylon residents attended the Town Board meeting last night to request Babylon to join the other municipalities that have already endorsed the US Conference of Mayors resolution Calling on Congress to Redirect Military Spending to Domestic Priorities. The full text of the resolution is at the bottom of this post.… Read more ...
Green Party of Suffolk Adopts US Conference of Mayors’ “Bring the War Dollars Home” Resolution and Challenges the County, Towns, and Villages to Also Adopt It
The Green Party of Suffolk, Suffolk County’s largest peace organization, has adopted the US Conference of Mayors’ resolution “Calling on Congress to Redirect Military Spending to Domestic Priorities.” The Green Party of Suffolk calls on our villages, towns and the county government to also pass the US Conference of Mayors’ resolution.… Read more ...
This was posted at our blog, www.onthewilderside.com. I realized that while the article is specific to Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, some of the themes and strategies might be interesting as a snapshot of independent and third party action in local elections. -Kimberly Wilder
Ian and Kimberly’s Somewhat Random Comments on the Upcoming 2009 Suffolk County Elections [third party]
Kimberly went to the Suffolk County Board of Elections and filled out some Freedom of Information (FOIL) requests.… Read more ...