Campaigning for Maya Wiley

On a recent Saturday, (L to R) District Leader Jen Hoppe, VID co-president Mar Fitzgerald, and VID co-president Cameron Krause led campaigning for Maya Wiley for Mayor in Abingdon Square. VID Starts Campaigning for Maya Wiley  Running in a large field in the upcoming Democratic primary, Ms. Wiley is the choice of Village Independent Democrats (VID) for Mayor for her command of the issues and clear understanding of what New Yorkers need. As a result, VID is campaigning for Maya […]

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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 […]

Eric Adams at VID

October 8 General Meeting

VID members readied for Nov. 3rd election at the October 8 General Meeting…and for a new political year with a long list of VID Constitutional Amendments.  Special Guests included the Honorable Harvey Epstein, the Honorable Brad Hoylman and Brooklyn BP Eric Adams. Full October 8 General Meeting Minutes HERE In his President’s Report at the October 8 General Meeting, David Siffert opened by saying he was focused on November, and mentioned that Saturday, October 10, there would be a phonebank […]

Endorsements and Resolutions

Let the Endorsements Begin… We’d like to congratulate VID’s endorsed candidates: Robert Rosenthal and Ashlee Crawford for Civil Court Judge, Jennifer Hoppe for Female District Leader, Jennifer Hoppe, Allison Stowell, Irene Kaufman, Jonathan Geballe, and Judith Jacobson for Judicial Delegates, and Elissa Stein, Karla Moskowitz, Kathy Slawinski, Ed Yutkowitz, and Lois Rakoff for Judicial Alternates. In addition to the elections, VID passed two resolutions.   The first was in support of public financing of elections and can be found here. The […]