Posted by my co-blogger, Ian Wilder, at onthewilderside.com:
The audio file above was recorded about 8:20pm on June 30, 2015, when two petitioners came to my door looking for me. They were collecting signatures on petitions for candidates for Suffolk County Family Court Judge to run on the Green Party line.… Read more ...
On Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 6:30pm, at the Brookhaven Town Board meeting, the Board members will have the opportunity to vote to support a resolution that calls for a 28th Amendment to the United States Constitution that states “corporations are not people and money is not speech”.
Above video and photo: Mike McDermott for Congress at the Hofstra Presidential Debate Protest. Mike McDermott is on the ballot, as a Libertarian, for Congress, 3rd District, Long Island, NY. Even though he is ballot-qualified, News12 is excluding him from their debates.… Read more ...
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.”… Read more ...
Full story at:The East Hampton Star
County party ignores local choice; Cohen out
by Alex De Havenon / July 21, 2011
In a move the chairwoman of its local [East Hampton] chapter, Elaine Jones, characterized as a “back room deal,” Zachary Cohen has been replaced by Bill Wilkinson [registered Republican] as the Independence Party candidate for East Hampton Town Supervisor.
That’s the increase in votes cast for non-major party candidates in this year’s New York gubernatorial election, compared with 2006. Nearly 200,000 people supported a candidate other than the Republican or Democratic nominees…
In print in the Sunday, November 7, 2010 issue, opinion section, page A33
Newsday is a Long Island, New York, daily newspaper.
In today’s, Sunday edition of Newsday, there is an article on the US Senate race against Senator Chuck Schumer. The article focuses on the campaigns of Schumer, a Democrat, and his Republican opponent, Jay Townsend.
It is noteworthy that on the bottom of the page, there are small insets with the two other candidates on the ballot for the position.… Read more ...
From a Green Party of Suffolk/Babylon Green Party announcement:
Statewide Candidate Meeting
On Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 7pm, the Green Party of Suffolk will sponsor the opportunity for Long Island Green Party members to meet potential statewide candidates at the Babylon Green Party Gathering. The event will take place at the Unitarian Universalist Society of South Suffolk, 28 Brentwood Road, Bay Shore, Long Island, NY 11706.