Author Archives: Ben Yee

(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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The Top 10 Political Money Terms Everyone Should Know

Welcome to our second #TransparencyTuesday! Today we’re going to start digging into the the mechanics and specifics of our political system. In honor the Executive Committee’s presentation on Campaign Finance last week, let’s cover the basics of money in politics. … Continue reading

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Minutes #3! Campaign Finance Presentation

County Committee Executive Board Meeting 11/12/15 Location: RWDSU Union Headquarters; 370 Seventh Avenue at West 31st Street I. Call To Order II. County Leader Wright’s update Thank you for re-election to County Leader position at the last meeting MTA recently … Continue reading

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Introducing #TransparencyTuesdays

Hi, I’m Ben Yee, the new New York County Party Secretary. New York County is a leader in a lot of ways. Today, we’re becoming a leader in transparency. Politics in America, especially party politics can be complicated and opaque. … Continue reading

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Minutes #2! Nominations for Civil Court Judge

**CORRECTION** The original version of this post stated that there are no primaries in Judge elections so each party must internally decide who will run on their ticket as The Nominee. This is incorrect. For Civil Court Judges there are … Continue reading

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Minutes #1! Election of Executive Board Leadership

County Committee Executive Board Meeting 9/30/15 Location: Sylvia’s Also, 318 Lenox Ave, New York, NY There was a buffet at Sylvia’s. That alone should be incentive to get involved in local politics. I. Election of the County Executive Board Leadership … Continue reading

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