VID chooses Public Advocate and Manhattan DA Endorsements on Feb. 6th At the stroke of noon on Feb. 6th, VID, DID, Grand St. Dems, Coalition for District Alternatives, the United Democratic Organizations, New Downtown Democrats and the Village Reform Democratic Club hosted a well-attended Zoom forum for Public Advocate Candidates. Those present: Theo Chino , Anthony Herbert and Jumaane Williams. At a 3:30pm endorsement meeting, VID selected both their Public Advocate and Manhattan DA endorsements after an hour and a […]
September’s General Meeting highlighted campaigning, ghost guns and an appeal for affordable housing in SoHo and NoHo Full Meeting Minutes Here President David Siffert opened the September 10 General Meeting speaking about the election November 3 and how the local Board of Elections needed more polling places, poll workers, and absentee ballots protocols. He reiterated that every Thursday VID has a texting, phonebanking, and postcarding event–at the next one with Anthony Brandisi who will be appearing remotely. Vote Blue will […]
The Public Advocate Candidates Forum 2019 Featured 17 Candidates and Nine Clubs Held at the LGBT Center on West 13th St, the Public Advocate Candidates Forum 2019 attracted hundreds of activist voters with no shortage of questions to ask of the candidates. And, the well-credentialed roster was certainly up for the task. VID endorsed Benjamin Yee for Public Advocate, in a members-only meeting following the Forum. Candidates The candidates included, in order of appearance, Jared Rich, an Attorney; Nomiki Konst, a […]
VID and Nine Other Democratic Clubs Sponsor a Public Advocate Candidates Forum, on January 6th, 2019 at the LGBT Center, 208 West 13th St. The multi-club Public Advocate Candidates Forum will host 17 confirmed candidates, thus far announced. RSVP is requested Download the Brochure VID will have an endorsement meeting from 5-6 PM after the forum. Club members will discuss the Public Advocate candidates and vote for a club endorsee.