VID Endorsed Candidates 2013

VID’s Endorsed Candidates 2013 Mayor:   Bill DeBlasio Public Advocate: Letitia James Comptroller:  Scott Stringer Manhattan District Attorney:  Cyrus Vance Jr. Manhattan Borough President:  Gale Brewer City Council District 3:  Corey Johnson City Council District 2:  Rosie Mendez City Council District 1:  Margaret Chin Civil Court Judges: Kathryn E. Freed, Marcy S. Friedman, Adam Silvera State Supreme Court: Peter Moulton , Deborah James, Anil Singh  

Pride Parade 2013 with VID and Friends

Pride Parade 2013 could not have been more significant or memorable.   Tens of thousands of participants celebrated Edie Windsor’s and attorney Roberta Kaplan’s victory in striking down DOMA‘s unequal treatment of same sex marrieds, just days before.  With this decision, the Supreme Court drew a line in the sand against anti-homosexual bigotry – and a multitude of same sex couples shared their jubilation.  Rising to the top of Twitters list was #gayprideparade ; FaceBook pages are still awash with pictures depicting personal and public joy; Google search on pride parade 2013 nyc brings up 166,000 entries!  (The image at left was one of […]

VID Endorsed John Liu, Daniel Squadron, Julie Menin…

VID endorsed John Liu, Daniel Squadron, Julie Menin… On Thursday, May 9th Village Independent Democrats endorsed mayoral candidate John Liu with a run-off vote over Christine Quinn.  Daniel Squadron won easily as their preferred Public Advocate candidate and Julie Menin received the endorsement over Jessica Lappin. In uncontested elections for judgeships in the second judicial district the club also endorsed Marcy Friedman, Adam Silvera and Kathryn Freed.  Ann E. O’Shea received the endorsement for reelection to a County Wide Civil Court judicial position. UPDATE:  Due to the fact that the NY County Judicial Screening Panel only reported out the candidates for […]