Village Democrats Persevere

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 […]

VID Endorses Stringer

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.  […]

VID Officers

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 […]

November 12_Virtual Meeting

November 12 General Meeting

November 12 General Meeting Recaps Nov 2020 Elections and Checks-In with NYS Legislature Full Meeting Minutes President David Siffert opened the November 12 General Meeting urging members to shift focus to the Georgia runoffs for the Out-of-District Campaign Committee work, and noted that we are about to launch into the another local election and endorsement season.  He laid out the schedule for these events.  See Endorsements 2021 Page.  He thanked and congratulated everyone on their hard work for the November […]