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Working Families Party Encouraged by Cuomo’s Talk of New Taxes

The Working Families Party is a labor-based party in New York that gave Governor Andrew Cuomo its ballot line in 2010. In New York one candidate can be listed multiple times if the candidate wins more than one party’s nomination. Cuomo is now reportedly considering establishing new taxes in order to boost state revenue.… Read more ...

Working Families Party Opposes Non-Partisan Elections In New York City

Michael Bloomberg, probably the nation’s most high profile Independent politician, is attempting to abolish parties in New York City elections. Many of the local third parties, though, oppose the plan.

Eliminating parties in elections would “be an open invitation for self-funded candidates, who do not go through primaries and dominate elections based on money,” Mr.

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