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Political Affiliations Mean Something—Even In Judicial Elections

October 25, 2019

By Jason J. McGuire Our electoral system requires that candidates for public office—even judicial ones—align with one or more parties to appear on the ballot. For Jennifer Noto and Kevin Van Allen that means predominantly the Republican and Conservative Parties. For Margaret Linsner and Justin Hill it is predominantly the Democrat and Working Families Parties. […]

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Shenanigans Exposed In Cuomo Plot to Kneecap Working Families Party

October 15, 2019

A longstanding prohibition against political party chairman serving on government policy-making commissions—common knowledge among New York party officials—was nullified by a one-sentence, last-minute language insertion deep inside the 2019-20 State Budget that greenlighted New York Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs to serve as de facto chairman of a commission hellbent on kneecapping the rival Working Families […]

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Commentary: To Threaten Fusion Voting Is To Threaten Democracy

September 19, 2019

By Gerard Kassar, State Chairman, New York State Conservative Party With all eyes on Washington these days, the mice are at play in Albany. What they’re up to would make New York’s old Tammany Hall characters green with envy. A brazen and unlawful ploy to snuff out dissenting speech and political competition in New York […]

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