Nov 012018
 
October Meeting Minutes

VID’s October Meeting Welcomed Senator Brad Hoylman, Borough President Gale Brewer and Andrew Berman, Exec Director GVSHP FULL OCTOBER MEETING MINUTES The October Meeting also featured reports from Tony Hoffmann of the Campaign Committee, Nat Johnson of the Environmental Committee, District Leader Keen Berger, Deb and Allison Stowell of the Gun Reform Committee and Alison Greenberg reporting on the SBJSA bill.  Topping this off were endorsements for Judicial candidates and the ballot Propositions. Discussions began with the Campaign Committee with Tony Hoffmann speaking of buses scheduled for swing districts, with VID the leading sponsor among many downtown clubs.  Jerry Nadler is a major participant, and Scott Stringer wants to be part of the effort.  Tony also asked for volunteers at Abingdon Square for fund raising for the buses. District Leader Keen Berger expressed optimism and exhorted people to get on buses and campaign.  She also mentioned the upcoming County Committee meeting, which she […]

Sep 102018
 
VID 2018 Primary Voter Guide

Our Endorsed Candidates Are Presented in this VID 2018 Primary Voter Guide You can bring the VID 2018 Primary Voter Guide with you when you vote on Thursday, Sept. 13th. VID 2018 PRIMARY VOTER GUIDE FOR PRINTING FOR VOTING INFORMATION:  www.vote.nyc.ny.us or call 866-868-3692 To see a sample ballot or find the poll site nearest you go to www.nyc.pollsitelocator.com Candidate websites can be found at: Cynthia Nixon – https://cynthiafornewyork.com/meet-cynthia/ Kathy Hochul – https://kathyhochul.com/ Letitia James – https://www.tishjames2018.com/ Robert Rosenthal – https://www.rosenthalforcivilcourt.org/  Civil Court District 2 Area:  https://www.rosenthalforcivilcourt.org/district-2

Jun 272018
 
June 14, 2018 Membership Meeting

June 14, 2018 Membership Meeting Votes on Endorsement for NYS Attorney General June 14, 2018 Membership Meeting Minutes The June 14, 2018 Membership Meeting began with presentations from three candidates for the NYS Attorney General position:  Leecia Eve, Tish James, and Christine Gonzalez, speaking for Zephyr Teachout.  After this, and a general discussion of the candidates, James won the endorsement with 23 votes, with Teachout second with 13, Maloney (?) 1, Eve 1, and one no endorsement. The June 14, 2018 Membership Meeting continued with Rachel Lavine, State Committeewoman, who opened her remarks by telling us she seconded Zephyr Teachout for AG at the NYS Democratic Committee Convention.  She and others founded the NY Progressive Caucus a couple of years ago, and it is now the largest caucus.  They have accomplished a lot of things, among them, that the State Committee can no longer funnel donations, and won’t support any candidate […]