Tag Archives: Suffolk County politics

In New York: Major party judicial candidates maneuver to take Green Party line

Green Party of SuffolkThe Green Party of New York State has a ban on the policy of endorsing Democratic and Republican candidates, because those parties do not agree with the Green Party’s worldwide Four Pillars of Social and Economic Justice; Grassroots Democracy; Ecological Wisdom, and Nonviolence/Peace.

Democratic and Republican Party insiders have taken advantage of New York State Election law to place their candidates on the Green Party line.… Read more ...

Nader appears on local ballot

Ralph Nader’s name showed up in local news for Long Island, New York. In a disputed local election, one of the contested ballots had a message about Nader scribbled on it.

from Newsday
Ralph Nader named on disputed ballot
December 6, 2013

The name of consumer advocate Ralph Nader made a surprise appearance Friday during a court hearing on disputed Brookhaven [Suffolk County, Long Island, New York] election ballots.

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LI, NY: Local Green Party candidate gets coverage for himself and third party members throughout Long Island

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.

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Green Party and peace activists ask Babylon Town Board to pass US Mayors’ “Bring The War Dollars Home” Resolution

As posted by my co-blogger at onthewilderside.com:

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 Renews Call for Moratorium on Tasers

This press release from the Green Party of Suffolk appeared in some local on-line newspapers:

from Village Tattler, Huntington
Green Party Renews Call for Moratorium on Tasers in Suffolk

By Dorf Schwatzer, on June 4th, 2011

“The Green Party of Suffolk is outraged to discover that Suffolk County has continued using Tasers against its residents,” said its chair Roger Snyder.

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