On Thursday, February 9th members participated in the VID Spring 2023 endorsements conducting interviews with 13 candidates running in the June Primary: three running for new City Council Districts; two running in the 66th AD as District Leaders; eight running for Civil Court Judgeships. There were also endorsements for 13 Judicial Delegates and Alternates. You can see the full candidates list here. And, here are the results of the VID Spring 2023 endorsements: District Leaders, 66th AD – Jen Hoppe, […]
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Village Democrats Persevere!
Village Democrats Persevere – Neither cold nor Covid deters Village Independent Democrats from their appointed rounds petitioning for their endorsed candidates. In early spring intrepid members – and endorsed candidates – donned masks, gloves, extra sanitizer, pens and clip boards for those all-important ballot petition signatures. Carlina Rivera, who’s running for reelection to the City Council District 2, and Alvin Bragg, candidate for Manhattan District Attorney, are flanked by members of Village Democrats on the east side. Candidate for City […]
February 11 Meeting
VID’s February 11 Meeting Focused on Endorsements February 11 Meeting Minutes Co-President Mar Fitzgerald opened the February 11 meeting by announcing there would be lots of endorsements today. Co-President Cam Krause delivered the President’s Report, saying we had signed on to the Invest in Our New York Coalition, involved with taxation and advocating to invest in housing and public services. He also announced that the two Co-Presidents will be sending regular emails–David Siffert and Livvie Mann will be in charge. […]
December 10 General Meeting
The December 10 General Meeting Endorsed City Council Candidates and Elected VID’s 2021 Co-Presidents and Three Vice Presidents Full Meeting Minutes Here At the December 10 General Meeting David Siffert opened with his President’s Report addressing a rumor of a special meeting in Albany to discuss sources of new revenue. He urged everyone to get in touch with their local politicians to advocate for taxing the wealthy. He noted that the government was withholding money from localities and services during […]