Tag Archives: cross-endorsements

NY Green Party Selects Peace Sign as Ballot Symbol

As posted by Ian Wilder at onthewilderside.com:

Greens Rule Out Fusion, Will Run Their Own Candidates

Since receiving the ballot line, Greens have run in three elections. Alex White received 9 percent of the vote in a three-way special election for Mayor of Rochester on March 29. Jason West, a Green Party member running on the village party Cooperative line, recaptured his position on May 3 as Mayor of New Paltz after a four years out of office.… Read more ...

Steve Kornacki of the NY Observer comments on fusion and third parties in New York

On Elizabeth Benjamin’s daily political round-up over at the NY Daily News, she writes: “In light of Bloomberg’s efforts to land a ballot trifecta (GOP, Independence and WFP), Steve Kornacki floats the idea of ending cross-endorsements in New York,” and Benjamin then links to the piece at Politickerny.com(see below.) Kornacki (of the Observer, posted at Politickerny) gives an excellent explanation of the pros and cons of third party fusion in New York, and what Bloomberg’s cross-endorsments mean in political terms.… Read more ...