New York’s new voting procedures (see previous post) will move up the 2019 primary date to June 25. This accelerates the SSDC’s endorsement process. Chair Courtney DeLeonardis has put out a call for those interested in running in this year’s municipal elections with the Democratic Party
As its first order of business, the new, Democratic-controlled NYS Legislature passed and sent to the Governor a sweeping package of changes designed to make it easier for eligible voters to cast ballots. For years, the former GOP majority in the Senate blocked these bills. The changes include:
For the seventh straight year, the 2019 City Budget will include virtually no increase to people’s property taxes – less than one-half of one percent. The City Council adopted the budget developed by finance Commissioner Michele Madigan at a special Council meeting Nov. 28.
NYS-21 is a huge district that extends south into Saratoga County, north to the Canadian border and west to Lake Ontario. Democratic candidate Tedra Cobb is in a spirited, winnable battle against the Trump-supporting incumbent.