Support VID Endorsements for June 23 Primary

Get Out the Vote for VID Endorsements for June 23 Primary Primary day is coming up on June 23rd.  VID recommends that everyone request an absentee ballot ASAP.  This can be done by phone or mail, but the easiest way is simply to go to www.nycabsentee.com. VID endorsements for the June 23 Primary include the following candidates in contested races:   Joseph Biden for President of the United States Jerrold Nadler for United States Congress, Congressional District 10 Carolyn Maloney for United States Congress, Congressional District 12 Brad Hoylman for New York State Senate, Senate District 27 Rachel Lavine for State […]

May Membership Meeting

Virtual May Membership Meeting Passes Two Resolutions and Hosts Elected Leaders If you missed it you can listen to a recording of the full May Membership Meeting here.  Or you can read them here. Both the Worker Protection Resolution and the Animal Welfare Resolution passed unanimously, with a 15-0 mail-in vote after discussion at the virtual meeting.     Guest Speakers Congressman Nadler joined the meeting to discuss provisions of the HEROES ACT passed by Congress and headed to the Senate.  There was a thorough session of questions regarding the bill. Assemblymember Deborah Glick addressed the members about her “Killing Contest” bill […]

VID Endorsed Joe Biden

VID officially endorsed Joe Biden for US President!  At the April 2nd General Meeting VID Officially Endorsed Joe Biden, Welcomed Four Speakers and Voted on the SWEAT Bill Resolution Endorsements and Primary Voting [April 30 Update]  VID Endorsed Joe Biden with a vote of 28;  12 for Bernie Sanders, and 2 for No Endorsement.  The Democratic Presidential Primary  in New York State rescheduled for June 23, 2020 has been cancelled.  The state and federal primaries are still scheduled for June 23rd.  All eligible voters in active or inactive status will be mailed an absentee ballot application for a primary or special […]

Petitioning Has Ended

VID petitioning has ended. The governor has announced that, due to the serious health concerns facing our state, he will curtail petitioning as of 5:00 PM on Tuesday and reduce the number of signatures needed to qualify to get on the ballot to 30% of the usual number. This is great news. The health of too many people was being jeopardized. VID is in excellent shape.  We have collected over 1000 signatures. All of our endorsed candidates will qualify to get on the ballot.  As with all things these days, election protocols are in discussion:  New York Officials Weigh Delaying April Primary […]