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 to the January 9 agenda will be the election and endorsement of five Judicial Delegates and 5 Alternates to the Judicial Democratic Convention, election of the remaining VID officers for 2020: Treasurer, Recording Secretary, 2 Corresponding Secretaries and 15 members of VID Executive Committee.  Click here for Candidate a Member rules for Jan. 9th.

At the February 13th Membership Meeting we will hear from and vote for endorsement the Candidates for US Congress,   Click here for Revised Candidate and Member rules for Feb. 13th.

Due to factors beyond our control, we will not be endorsing for Civil Court at the February 13 meeting.
Instead, we will be endorsing at a special VID meeting on February 18.

At the February 18th Special Membership Meeting we will hear from and vote for endorsement the candidates for Civil Court-1st Municipal Court, Civil Court- County Wide.  Click here for Candidate and Member rules for Feb. 18th.


You will find all the details, including the rules for candidates and members for endorsements on our new Democratic Primary Election Calendar 

It’s going to be a busy year – Stay Tuned!

Election Day Endorsements

Election Day is coming up on November 5th, Early Voting starts TOMORROW, Saturday, October 26 through Sunday, November 3rd.

Your early polling site is likely different from your regular polling place. To find out where to vote, both early and on November 5th, go to For more details on voting hours:!Manhattan.

Click on the image below, detailing VID’s election day endorsements: Jumaane Williams for Public Advocate, Ashlee Crawford and Robert Rosenthal for Civil Court Judge, as well as our endorsement of all five of the Charter Revision ballot proposals:

VID Endorsements

Meet Your Electeds

POSTPONED:  Meet Your Electeds on October 3rd

Due to a scheduling conflict with the Democratic County Committee Meeting just announced for October 3rd, this forum will be postponed to a future date to be announced.  Stay tuned.