Tag Archives: Suffolk County

Harkin & Hughes petitioners falsely claim Green Party backing

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 ...

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 ...

Suffolk Green Party candidate Cesar Malaga (LD 14) on News 12

On The Wilder Side:


This is the News 12 debate with Cesar Malaga, the Green Party candidate running for the 14th legislative District in Suffolk County. He is the only Green Party candidate running on Long Island.

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NY Conservative Party: Judicial Race win; US House candidate gets 6% despite suspending campaign

Austin Cassidy reports at Uncovered Politics that Doug Hoffman got 6% as a Conservative Party candidate in NY-23, despite suspending his campaign before the election. Just as in the special election in 2009, Hoffman’s votes represented more than the margin of victory. Democrat Bill Owens won both elections.

And, in the race for Suffolk County Family Court judge, Conservative Bernard C.… Read more ...

Green Party of Suffolk supports council districts for Huntington

From a Green Party of Suffolk Press Release:

Green Party Supports Council Districts In Huntington, NY

The Green Party of Suffolk supports the proposition to bring council districts to Huntington town,” said its chair Roger Snyder, a Huntington resident. “A key value of the Green Party is Grassroots Democracy, and it is clear that at-large districts are the farthest from that ideal.”

On Tuesday, Dec.… Read more ...

Libertarians in Suffolk County, NY lose ballot status on technicality

from Ballot Access New
New York Libertarians Lose Ballot Status for Suffolk County Slate on a Technicality

October 6th, 2009

On October 6, a New York Superior Court in Suffolk County, New York, ruled that the lawsuit Kosin v Geier should be dismissed. This means that none of the Libertarian candidates for county office in that county will be on the November 3, 2009 ballot.

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Ground Report says: “Voters Face Political Cartel in US Election”

This article, posted at Ground Report political web-site, was also sent to IPR.

from Ground Report
Voters Face Political Cartel In US Election

by Richard Cooper    September 05, 2009

This year, Suffolk County (New York) voters on Long Island will have a choice of District Attorney Thomas Spota on the Democrat line.

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Free & Equal reviews ballot access concerns in NY State

from Free and Equal
Democrats, Republicans Attempt to Limit Voter Choice in New York State

Petition Challenges Seek to Eliminate Independent and Third Party Candidates

August 31, 2009 – After filing the necessary petitions required for ballot access in New York state, several independent and third party candidates find themselves squaring off with Democrats and Republicans long before election day, thanks to the archaic and cumbersome regulations governing nominating petitions.

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Portrait of a local election: an independent and third party perspective

This was posted at our blog, www.onthewilderside.com. I realized that while the article is specific to Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, some of the themes and strategies might be interesting as a snapshot of independent and third party action in local elections. -Kimberly Wilder

from onthewilderside.com
Ian and Kimberly’s Somewhat Random Comments on the Upcoming 2009 Suffolk County Elections
[third party]

Kimberly went to the Suffolk County Board of Elections and filled out some Freedom of Information (FOIL) requests.… Read more ...