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Hawkins calls on Cuomo to come clean, drop Independence Party line

From New York Green Party gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins:

Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for Governor, called today upon his Democratic opponent, Andrew Cuomo, to reject the Independence Party line following several new scandals involving payments by billionaire NYC Mayor Bloomberg and a loan to the wife of the state party chairperson by a NYC candidate.… Read more ...

Independence Party Creates Familiar Scenario In NY-23

The Independence Party of New York is one of the most powerful and successful state-level third parties in the United States, with over 400,000 members statewide and two elected assemblymen, Timothy P. Gordon and Fred Thiele. Today the Independence Party of New York endorsed the candidacy of Republican Matt Doheny in New York’s 23rd Congressional District.… Read more ...

Court May Compell Independence Party of New York Leadership To Testify

Richard Winger at Ballot Access News reports that the Independence Party of New York’s leadership may be compelled to testify about a $1,000,000 donation given to the party in 2009. The Independence Party is involved in a criminal probe of New York City Mayor Bloomberg’s political contributions.

Democratic Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, the state’s top prosecutor, is running for governor on the Independence Party line.

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