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Conservatives To Conduct 2020 Candidate Interviews

Conservatives To Conduct 2020 Candidate Interviews

There will be a meeting of the County Committee of the Livingston County Conservative Party (LCCP) of New York State at 6:30 PM on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Peppermint’s Family Restaurant (244 East Main St., Avon, New York 14414). The meeting will be held in the room located at the rear of the building. At […]

McCaffrey: Community Will Suffer Consequences As A Result Of ‘Reform’

McCaffrey: Community Will Suffer Consequences As A Result Of ‘Reform’

By Greg McCaffrey Effective January 1, 2020, New York State abruptly instituted a series of dramatic changes to its criminal justice system.  Significant changes that included the limited ability to incarcerate defendants; changes to bail and jail eligible offenses; mandatory release of some presently incarcerated inmates; strict mandates on disclosure of information by law enforcement […]

Jacobs Opposes Legislation Mandating Middle Schoolers Get STD Vaccine

Jacobs Opposes Legislation Mandating Middle Schoolers Get STD Vaccine

Congressional Candidate (NY-27) and sitting State Senator Chris Jacobs declares strong opposition to state legislation mandating all seventh graders throughout New York State be administered the Human Papillomavirus Virus (HPV) vaccine. “The decision to vaccinate your child against an STD should be made by the parents and the child’s medical doctor; the government does not […]

Speaker Pelosi Allows Impeachment; Backs Her Conference Into A Corner

Speaker Pelosi Allows Impeachment; Backs Her Conference Into A Corner

The following is a statement from the New York State Conservative Party on the news that the U.S. House of Representatives will draw up articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump. Brooklyn, NY – Speaker Nancy Pelosi was never a good leader; now she has hit a new low by her determination to dispose […]

Political Affiliations Mean Something—Even In Judicial Elections

Political Affiliations Mean Something—Even In Judicial Elections

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. […]

Shenanigans Exposed In Cuomo Plot to Kneecap Working Families Party

Shenanigans Exposed In Cuomo Plot to Kneecap Working Families Party

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 […]

Commentary: To Threaten Fusion Voting Is To Threaten Democracy

Commentary: To Threaten Fusion Voting Is To Threaten Democracy

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 […]

Local Representatives Respond To Deck Stacking At Commission Meeting

Local Representatives Respond To Deck Stacking At Commission Meeting

Earlier today (09/18/2019), Politico reporting revealed that State Democratic Party Chairman Jay Jacobs has been caught red-handed stacking the deck against fusion voting on the Public Finance Reform Commission on which he serves. Jason J. McGuire, Chairman of the Livingston County Conservative Party, issued this statement regarding the revelation, “Politicians sometimes wonder why people think […]

State Conservative Chair Gerard Kassar Reacts To Scandal In State Commission

State Conservative Chair Gerard Kassar Reacts To Scandal In State Commission

“Governor Cuomo needs to act immediately to restore the credibility of every commission in New York State. That begins by removing State Democratic Party Chairman Jay Jacobs as Chairman of the so-called ‘Commission on Public Financing’ who just got caught with his thumb all over the scale.” “It’s clear beyond all doubt now that this […]

State Conservative Party Files Suit To Protect Fusion Voting

State Conservative Party Files Suit To Protect Fusion Voting

The New York State Conservative Party filed a lawsuit on Monday in State Supreme Court to prevent the Commission on Public Finance from changing and/or abridging State Election Law as it pertains to fusion voting.  (Fusion voting is the process that allows two or more political parties to list the same candidate and the pooling […]

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