Mar 062012
 

DemocratsVID will be holding its 2012 Candidate Endorsement Forum and Vote on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. Location is Greenwich House, 27 Barrow Street (just east of 7th Avenue), 5th Floor (called the “Yellow Room”).* The forum will also be attended by the Downtown Independent Democrats.

Candidates will speak between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. VID’s endorsement discussion and vote will take place the same night and location at 9:00 p.m.

We are inviting candidates (or their representatives) seeking the Democratic Party ballot line for the following offices:

President and Vice President of the United States
U.S. Senator
U.S. Representative (8th District)
U.S. Representative (14th District)
NYS Senate (25th Senate District)
NYS Senate (29th Senate District)
NYS Assembly (66th Assembly District)
Surrogate’s Court – New York County
New York City Civil Court Judge
Democratic State Committee — Female and Male

 

*This meeting will replace our General Membership Meeting (originally scheduled for March 8).

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Jan 292012
 

Redistricting proposal for NYS has just been released, and has come under great criticism and a possible veto by Cuomo.  There has been some coverage on The Cityroom blog at the NY Times and at DNA Info

You can see the proposed new lines and compare them to the old ones at the legislative redistrict website.

The just-released proposed district lines for the 66th AD can be seen here.  For proposed 27th Senate District go here.

And here’s the schedule for Public Hearings.
In Manhattan the hearing is on Thursday, February 2nd at 10:30 am,
250 Broadway
Assembly Hearing Room, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10007

Jonathan

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