The July 9 General Meeting Passed a Letter and a Resolution; Introduced Speakers on Police Reform and the Blue Ticket in PA Full Meeting Minutes Zoom Meeting Video President David Siffert opened the July 9 General Meeting pronouncing that the Primary on June 23rd went really well, and congratulated everyone for a really great job. He said Jerry Nadler and Rachel Lavine were way ahead of their opponents–the closest race was Carolyn Maloney’s, where she and her opponent were within […]
Archive of Club disposition of Letters voted upon at VID general meetings and distributed various Elected Officials and Agencies.
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 […]
December Membership and Endorsement Meeting
The December Membership and Endorsement Meeting Elected Four VID Officers, Passed on a Presidential Endorsement and Introduced Two Resolutions and Three Letters Full Meeeting Minutes Here District Leader and State Committee Reports Jen Hoppe, in her District Leader report, spoke of trying to form a progressive caucus in the NY Democratic party, and meeting twice to do so. She has proposed meeting again in January to decide how to push a progressive agenda. She is also working with Jumaane’s office […]
DACA First…Contact Your Elected Leaders Village Independent Democrats urges support of DACA first. We stand with elected officials, law enforcement professionals, faith and civic leaders in supporting Dreamers and DACA recipients. We recognize their enormous positive and productive role in our communities, and their contributions to our schools, workplaces, and shared prosperity as a nation. Here’s our message. Copy and send,liberally, to: Congress Member Jerold Nadler Sen Charles Schumer, Congress Member Carolyn Maloney Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Dear Congressman Nadler, Village Independent Democrats stands with […]