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 […]

Petition Pick Up Started Wednesday

The Petition Pick-Up Schedule Has Changed Petition pick-up started  Wednesday, 2/26 from 6:00-7:30 PM for people to pick up and return completed petitions.  The club will NOT be open on the evening of Thursday, 2/27.Here is the full schedule of when you can pick up petitions (and go out petitioning with us): Wed. 2/26: 6:00-7:30 PM Sat. 2/29: 10am-12 noon (VID petitioning kickoff breakfast, with petitioning afterwards) Mon. 3/2: 6:00 – 7:30 PM Thurs. 3/5: 6:00 – 7:30 PM Sat. 3/7: 10am – 12:00 noon.  (Petitioning will also take place at Abingdon Sq., 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, Corner Hudson St. & Bethune St. and at […]

Democratic Primary Endorsements – UPDATE

The election season starts on December 12th, when VID will vote on their Democratic Primary Endorsements for President. It is also the night that the membership will elect VID’s 2020 President and three Vice Presidents.  Now would be a good time to sign on or renew your membership, if you haven’t already.  Only paid up members will be able to vote.  Click here for Candidate and Member rules for Dec. 12th Additional Democratic Primary Endorsements The January 9th Membership Meeting will host candidates for NYS Senate and Assembly as well as State Committeewoman and State Committeeman for the 66th AD.  Added […]

March 14th General Meeting

March 14th General Meeting Introduces Five Resolutions …and Hears Six Speakers President David Siffert opened the March 14th General Meeting with a reminder that Primary petitions must be turned in by March 28.  He also noted the Assembly must be urged to adopt public financing of elections, and mentioned that there was a push to primary certain Assembly members.  He spoke of the article in the Villager about Jen Hoppe’s candidacy as District Leader and the party honoring Keen Berger’s fourteen year legacy in that office.  He mentioned the elected officials present at Keen’s party, including Jerry Nadler, Deborah Glick, Brad […]