Tag Archives: New York

Green Party of New York: On May Day, Green Party Calls for New York to Collect Stock Transfer Tax to Avoid Deep Budget Cuts

The Green Party of New York sent out the following press release today, May Day, calling for the collection of a stock transfer tax to avoid budget cuts.  It is also posted on the Green Party of New York website.

05-01-20, Albany — The Green Party of New York today — May Day — said that the crippling austerity of $10 billion in cuts proposed by Governor Cuomo to offset $13.3… Read more ...

Sam Sloan is a $1,200 clue on Jeopardy!

On the March 12 edition of the popular daytime game show Jeopardy!, Sam Sloan, a name familiar in third party politics, was mentioned in a $1,200 clue under the category “Defending Themselves in Court.”  Sloan is known for being a former officer of the Manhattan Libertarian Party and perennial candidate for pubic office including Governor of New York and President; however, he is also a taxi driver, publisher, renowned tournament-level Chess player, former board member of the U.S.… Read more ...

Prohibition Party of New York Responds to Governor Cuomo’s 2020 State of the State Address

On January 8th, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his annual State of the State and budget address. On January 10th, the Prohibition Party of New York responded with a 6-page document critically evaluating the governor’s address and providing their own vision and proposals for state policy.
The full document is available on their website.… Read more ...

New York State Legislature To Vote On Fusion Voting Ban

The New York State Legislature, which is primarily controlled by Democrats, will be introducing legislation on Monday to ban its longstanding Electoral Fusion Law. This move has been criticized by Third Party activists for being a punishment of the Working Families Party for backing Cynthia Nixon in the Democratic Primary.Read more ...

Prohibition Party of New York Responds to Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Address

On January 15th, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his annual State of the State and budget address. On January 17th, the Prohibition Party of New York responded with a 7-page document critically evaluating the governor’s address and providing their own vision and proposals for state policy.
The full document is available on their website.… Read more ...

Larry Sharpe Breaks 50K – Ballot Access for Libertarians in New York

Libertarian NY Governor candidate Larry Sharpe broke the 50K vote barrier in New York State handily. At this writing he has nearly 86,000 votes with 95% of precincts reporting so he could break 90K. He’s running about 1.6% of the vote, not far behind Howie Hawkins of the Green Party who is at 1.66%… Read more ...

Sharpe NY Campaign Finance Update

Larry Sharpe’s campaign has filed their 11-day pre-general campaign finance report. In the first three weeks of October the campaign raised another $73,000 and spent $65,000, closing with $32,000 in cash on hand.

The largest sums were spent on consultants and lawn signs, with campaign manager Brian Waddell receiving nearly $7000.… Read more ...

Is Larry Sharpe Beating Marc Molinaro?

As the NY Governor’s general election race begins to heat up, the news media has started covering Republican candidate Marc Molinaro. The big question is why.

Molinaro has raised a tiny amount of money for a GOP candidate, barely over $1 million. He has zero chance of winning the election.

What’s most interesting is that Molinaro is losing on a variety of measures to Libertarian candidate Larry Sharpe.… Read more ...

Larry Sharpe’s TV Ad

NY Libertarian Governor candidate Larry Sharpe released this new TV ad on Facebook today.

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Will Larry Sharpe Break 50K in New York?

Warren Redlich was the 2010 Libertarian candidate for Governor of New York. He occasionally drops in with articles like this that don’t really fit with IPR’s usual approach but he gets away with it because he owns IPR.

A recent article in Newsday mentioned NY Libertarian Governor candidate Larry Sharpe:

Sharpe, a businessman, consultant and former Marine who lives in New York City, points to fundraising (he’s raised more than $100,000) and the 2016 election, in which Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson got 176,000 votes in New York, as reasons for optimism.

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Howie Hawkins Announces 3rd Green Party Run for Governor of New York

Howie Hawkins has announced that he will seek to run as the Green Party candidate for Governor of New York. Hawkins was the Green Party’s candidate for governor in 2010 and 2014. In 2010, he was able to get past the 50,000-vote minimum for the Green Party to gain state party recognition and ballot access.… Read more ...

Green candidate challenges incumbent to support NY’s Food Recovery and Recycling Act

(Rochester, NY) – Earlier today, Green Party State Senate candidate, Brian White called for incumbent Senator Rich Funke to support The Food Recovery and Recycling Act (FRRA). The Act is included in Governor Cuomo’s budget proposal and is supported by the New York State Assembly. The initiative will send surplus food to those who need it, create compost, and help in the fight against climate change.… Read more ...