Category Archives: Fair elections

The Days After Election Day

As our democracy hangs by a rapidly fraying thread, it is critical that each of us do everything we can to ensure that Donald Trump is voted out of office, and once voted out of office, that he actually LEAVES … Continue reading

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The People PAC: Flipping Statehouses

From Mara Gerstein: Dear Friends,with T-6 days until voting ends in 2020, here at The People we are cycling between anxiety and HOPE. We are also filled to the brim with gratitude to our brilliant partners, generous donors, and the network … Continue reading

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Are we Ready?

“the choice could not be more clear”

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YAY! I voted!

Like you, I have been waiting for this moment for 4 years. I have never seen voting lines like this, not in 20 years, not in sleepy East Hampton after the summer crowds are long gone. Newsday and the Press … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania: the Key Battleground

Pennsylvania (PA) is the tipping point: I read that if Biden wins PA, he has 90+% chance of winning the presidency. If he loses PA he has a less than 50% chance. “Both sides now see Pennsylvania, with 20 electoral … Continue reading

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Voters Should Not Be Intimidated

Submitted by Francesca Rheannon: By Sean Morales-Doyle , Daniel I. Weiner , Wendy R. Weiser , Michael German , Elizabeth Goitein . From The Brennan Center Last Updated: October 7, 2020 Published: October 6, 2020 As Election Day nears, President … Continue reading

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The Home Stretch

Just 25 days left to do everything we can to defeat Donald Trump, flip the Senate, and kick Zeldin out of office! And, if that weren’t enough, we must protect and grow the Democratic majority in the NYS Senate. (Fellow NY01 resident Ron Lauder is … Continue reading

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NY State Senators under Attack

From Sue in Brookhaven:  The attacks from Ron Lauder on Democratic State Senators from Long Island are unconscionable as well as false. They also raise an important strategy question. These attacks especially infuriate me: at the same time that Lauder … Continue reading

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Amy Klobuchar: the Cruz Hypocrisy regarding SCOTUS

People are already voting and they don’t buy in to phony Republican arguments for replacing Justice Ginsburg as soon as possible to insure enough Trump support on SCOTUS to overturn the election results if needed. Trump is not hiding his … Continue reading

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Rigged Elections?

Submitted by John Tepper Marlin, originally from Heidi Fiske: heidifiske@hfiske.com, 212-721-0140 Trump and his enablers complain about “rigged elections.”They should know. They’re doing their best to rig them.Since it looks as if we have the votes to keep the House … Continue reading

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Something you can do for RBG

From Randall Parsons/Judith Hope: If you feel the need to do something… or something more than you’ve been doing, here’s a way to honor RBG and help stop McConnell from pushing through another ultra conservative Supreme Court nominee. Leave voicemails … Continue reading

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Early Voting

I can’t wait. Voting in NY State and Suffolk county starts on October 24th, a little over 1 month from now! In contrast to absentee ballots and voting by mail, there seems less risk of your vote not being counted … Continue reading

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Sowed Discord

SpringsAugust 24, 2020 Dear David: The past three and a half years have been a master class in the havoc that can be wrought when a president is constrained by neither truth nor decency. Starting with the size of his … Continue reading

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Undermining the U.S. Postal Service to Rig the Election

Will Zeldin protect our right to vote?     From: Daily Kos <campaigns@dailykos.com> Just in case anyone thought it was a conspiracy theory to claim that Donald Trump was undermining the postal service in order to prevent mail-in ballots from … Continue reading

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Early Voting in Suffolk County, NY

Useful info from the Board Of Elections website for the Democratic Primary Election: https://suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/BOE/Early-Voting-Sites-6-23-2020 I strongly urge either early voting or mailing in your absentee ballot.  This is because they are expecting a huge turn out: about 40,000 voters compared … Continue reading

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Voting in the Pandemic Era: Safety First.

Safety First (in the Southampton Press) As the officers of the Southampton Town Democratic Committee, we wanted to share some thoughts about the controversial decision to cancel the New York State Presidential Primary. We understand that there are Democrats who … Continue reading

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The Suffolk “BOE” Commissioner Must Resign

By law, Lalota can’t run the BOE while running for office Submitted by Jacquelyn Gavron Following is testimony presented to the Legislature during its public hearing on an Independent Office of Inspector General for Suffolk County, proposed in response to … Continue reading

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“Deep Canvassing” and the Lessons Political Campaigns Can Learn From It

Submitted to this blog by Arthur Schiff. By Gabby Weiss, November 22, 2019 Deep Canvassing has grown in popularity as an organizing tool in the past few years, but while most people have heard of it, many are still unsure … Continue reading

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Albany: Public Campaign Financing and More

Fair Elections NY There is a lot going on in Albany these days.  The New York State budget is due by April and everyone is advocating for their cause. Fair Elections NY is one advocacy group. “Edie Falco from the … Continue reading

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There is a Russian Asset in the White House

From Peggy Backman:   https://www.facebook.com/NowThisPolitics/videos/1002264426639490/UzpfSTEwMDAyNjI5MzQ3ODUwODoyMzQzODg1NjQxMTQyNTg/   It’s really quite simple.  

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