Village Democrats Persevere

Village Democrats Persevere!

Village Democrats Persevere – Neither cold nor Covid deters Village Independent Democrats from their appointed rounds petitioning for their endorsed candidates. In early spring intrepid members  – and endorsed candidates – donned masks, gloves, extra sanitizer, pens and clip boards for those all-important ballot petition signatures.   Carlina Rivera, who’s running for reelection to the City Council District 2, and Alvin Bragg, candidate for Manhattan District Attorney, are flanked by members of Village Democrats on the east side.   Candidate for City […]

VID Endorses Stringer

February 11 Meeting

VID’s February 11 Meeting Focused on Endorsements February 11 Meeting Minutes Co-President Mar Fitzgerald opened the February 11 meeting by announcing there would be lots of endorsements today.  Co-President Cam Krause delivered the President’s Report, saying we had signed on to the Invest in Our New York Coalition, involved with taxation and advocating to invest in housing and public services.  He also announced that the two Co-Presidents will be sending regular emails–David Siffert and Livvie Mann will be in charge.  […]

Public Advocate and Manhattan DA Endorsements

VID chooses Public Advocate and Manhattan DA Endorsements on Feb. 6th At the stroke of noon on Feb. 6th, VID, DID, Grand St. Dems, Coalition for District Alternatives, the United Democratic Organizations, New Downtown Democrats and the Village Reform Democratic Club hosted a well-attended Zoom forum for Public Advocate Candidates.  Those present:   Theo Chino , Anthony Herbert and Jumaane Williams. At a 3:30pm endorsement meeting, VID selected both their Public Advocate and Manhattan DA endorsements after an hour and a […]

VID Officers

December 10 General Meeting

The December 10 General Meeting Endorsed City Council Candidates and Elected VID’s 2021 Co-Presidents and Three Vice Presidents Full Meeting Minutes Here At the December 10 General Meeting David Siffert opened with his President’s Report addressing a rumor of a special meeting in Albany to discuss sources of new revenue.  He urged everyone to get in touch with their local politicians to advocate for taxing the wealthy.  He noted that the government was withholding money from localities and services during […]