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 and Alvin Bragg Petitioning


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.  

Erik Bottcher Petitions with VID

Candidate for City Council District 3, Erik Bottcher, (kneeling) joined Village Democrats at their favorite petitioning spot at Abingdon Square.

Village Democrats Persevere with Alvin Bragg

Former VID President David Siffert and current Co-President Cameron Krause joined Alvin Bragg in petitioning on the east side.

Village Democrats with Carlina Rivera and Alvin Bragg

Manhattan DA candidate Alvin Bragg observes Carlina Rivera collect signatures for her reelection campaign for City Council.

Village Democrats Petition with Brad Lander

The club also endorsed and petitioned for Brad Hoylman for State Senate, Brad Lander for NYC Comptroller (red jacket), Chris Marte for City Council District 1, and Kim Parker for Civil Court Judge.  In total, Village Democrats persevere in collecting more than 950 signatures on its petitions.