Author Archives: Ben Yee

Minutes: February 7th County Committee Nomination for Special Election of Assembly Member

For a brief video of how this process works, check out Secretary Yee’s “The Election You Never Heard Of“. I. Meeting called to order by Jeanine Johnson at 3:05PM II. Temporary Officer Appointments Credentials chair Cathleen McCadden Chief Teller Domenico … Continue reading

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February 4th Judicial Committee Minutes

Chair: Curtis Arluck Co Chair: Louise Dankberg Membership: Each Assembly District may be represented by one of its District Leaders. The Judicial Committee chooses organizations which designates members to a screening panel for judicial candidates. Organizations designate panelists, and panelists … Continue reading

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How the Iowa Caucus Works

The #‎IowaCaucus‬ is tonight & it’s unlike any other election. Get to know the process that gets to know the President with this short breakdown.

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Primary Primer III: What Happens At Convention

The primaries are upon us and soon both parties will be selecting their nominees. But if the residents of States vote in the primary, what’s the role of the Party Convention? Where do SuperDelegates fit in? Who is really choosing … Continue reading

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Primary Primer II: Who Chooses The Presidential Choosers?

The primaries are upon us and soon both parties will be selecting their nominees. But if the residents of States vote in the primary, what’s the role of the Party Convention? Where do SuperDelegates fit in? Who is really choosing … Continue reading

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Democratic Clubs II: What’s In a Number?

You’ve read about Democratic Clubs and you’ve decided you’d like to get involved. How do you get started? And which Club’s district are you in, anyway? When it comes to political districts, the first thing you need to know is your … Continue reading

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Primary Primer I: Who Chooses The Presidential Nominee

The primaries are upon us and soon both parties will be selecting their nominees. But if the residents of States vote in the primary or caucus, what’s the role of the Party Convention? Where do SuperDelegates fit in? Who is … Continue reading

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Yes, It’s #TransparencyTuesday!

It’s  #TransparencyTuesday once again and we have some great stuff for you this week. First, we’ve updated our website with the photos of most of the District Leaders in Manhattan. The District Leaders are  one set of YOUR elected representatives … Continue reading

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(Almost) Everything You Need To Know About Grassroots Campaign Finance Compliance

Ever wonder how a PAC becomes a PAC? Our friends at blog.shiftspark.com, where our Secretary Ben Yee also writes, have posted up a great transparency piece about the different requirements and levels of activity that must be reported by the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

6th Annual Karaoke with Krueger Tuesday, December 1st, from 6-8pm Iggy’s 1452 2nd Avenue (between 75th & 76th Streets) Tickets start at $25! LaborPress Leadership Awareds Reception Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015 5pm-8pm NYC District Council of Carpenters, 10th Fl. 395 … Continue reading

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