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Democratic Clubs Part I: Size Matters

By Cory Evans Want to get involved in the Democratic Party at the hyper-local level? I don’t mean Congress, or even the City Council — I mean really, really local. If you do, and you live in Manhattan, you should … 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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2015 Democratic Primary + Upcoming Events in New York County!

Upcoming Events in New York County Village Independent Democrats  Candles for Clemency Vigil Saturday, September 26th, meet at 5pm 10th Avenue between 16th and 17th Streets Contact or 212-741-2994 Congressman Jerrold Nadler 8th Annual Summer Soiree Monday, September 21st, 6-8pm The … Continue reading

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Important Dates for Upcoming Elections

Primary Day is Thursday, September 10th, 2015 August 15th, 2015 is the last possible date to postmark an application for registration August 21st, 2015 is the date that all applications AND change of address forms must be received by the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to 2015 Demmy Award Winners

The Progressive Leadership Award- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo The Big Apple Award- New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie Heart of New York Award- Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer People’s Champion Award- Mr. Stuart Appelbaum, President of the Retail, Wholesale … Continue reading

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