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Green Team 2017 is beginning to shape up nicely for this year’s citywide elections. Two more candidates were registered with the NYC and NYS Boards Of Election yesterday: Julia Willebrand for NYC Comptroller and Florindo Troncelliti for Council District 7 in Manhattan.
Here is the GT2017 roster as it now stands:
- Julia Willebrand, NYC Comptroller
- James Lane, NYC Public Advocate
- Hank Bardel, Staten Island Borough President
- Florindo Troncelliti, Council District 7, Manhattan
- Carl Lundgren, Council District 18, Bronx
We’ll be announcing more candidates in the next week or two. Petitioning to get our candidates on the ballot begins Tuesday, June 6th.
Green Team 2017 is the working name for the Green Team Committee, registered with the NYS Board of Elections as a multi-candidate committee. Although there are other Green Party candidates running, the Green Team promotes and serves as an authorized or unauthorized campaign committee for those candidates who choose to work with us. Because the NYC Campaign Finance Board requires that citywide and council candidates establish individual, authorized committees, the Green Team will be offering other candidate services this year. We are independent of the Green Party of New York State. To see a list of other Green Party candidates running in NY this year, visit www.gpny.org
On July 14, Green Team 2016 filed designating petitions for 8 Green Party candidates running in NYC. Their petitions received no objections or challenges, so all will be on the Election Day ballot. Along with the two candidates for Congress who we filed back in April, plus two other candidates whom we’re supporting, we will have 12 candidates running in NYC, Nassau and Westchester Counties.
Here is the Green Team 2016 candidate roster:
- U.S. Congress
- Frank Francois, CD5 – Queens / Nassau County
- Henry Bardel, CD 11 – Staten Island / Brooklyn
- Daniel Vila, CD13 – Manhattan / Bronx
- NY State Senate
- Laurence Hirsh, SD9 – Nassau County
- Julia Willebrand, SD31 – Manhattan
- Carl Lundgren, SD34 – Bronx / Westchester County
- NY State Assembly
- Jeffery Peress, AD13 – Nassau County
- Patrick Dwyer, AD46 – Brooklyn
- Manny Cavaco, AD65 – Manhattan
- Donal Butterfield, AD73 – Manhattan
- Scott Hutchins, AD74 – Manhattan
- Daniel Zuger, AD85 – Bronx
For more information on each of the candidates, visit their pages on this site.
VOTE GREEN IN ’16
The Green Team Committee filed designating petitions for Congressional candidates Daniel Vila Rivera (CD13, Manhattan / Bronx) and Henry J. Bardel (CD11, Staten Island / Brooklyn) this past Thursday, April 14th, with the Board of Elections in NYC. We set up shop at the Stir Cafe next door to the BOE to collect, clean and bind the petition volumes and then submitted them to the BOE.
The cafe has a large dining room in the rear that is not utilized very often in the evenings, so it’s a great place to use as a central location to meet with the candidates and petitioning volunteers. As long as we make a purchase, the staff has no problem with us.
If all goes well with the petitions (so far, so good), Danny and Hank will appear on the November ballot.
In addition to Danny and Hank, petitions were filed in Albany for Green candidates Matt Funicello (CD21, Adirondack Region) and Frank Francois (CD5, Queens / Nassau).
Next up is the petitioning period for State Senate and State Assembly, beginning on June 7th.
Green Team 2016 (Green Team Committee) filed forms with the NY State Board of Elections today notifying them of the candidates we’ll be supporting this year. The next step will be to gather petition signatures in order to be placed on the ballot. Petitioning is set to begin on Tuesday, June 7th and filed from July 11—14.
The 2016 Green Team candidates are:
- Julia Willebrand, NY State Senate District 31 (Manhattan)
- Carl Lundgren, NY State Senate District 34 (Bronx/Westchester)
- Ann Eagan, NY State Assembly District 69 (Manhattan)
- Don Butterfield, NY State Assembly District 73 (Manhattan)
Green Team 2016 will also be assisting with the campaigns of Hank Bardel, US House District 11 (Staten Island/ Brooklyn), and Daniel Vila Rivera, US House District 13 (Manhattan/ Bronx). The petitioning period for Federal candidates begins on Tuesday, March 8th, and filed from April 11—14.
Green Team 2014 candidates for NY State Assembly and Senate filed their petitions with the Board of Elections last week. Now that a week has passed without any notices of deficiencies or challenges to our petitions, we can confidently say that we’ll be on the Green Party ballot line in November.
The following candidates filed:
- Paul Gilman – State Senate, District 11 Queens
- Carl Lundgren – State Senate, District 34 Bronx/Westchester
- Jeff Peress – State Assembly, District 13 Nassau
- Trevor Archer- State Assembly, District 83 Bronx
- Daniel Zuger- State Assembly, District 85 Bronx
This is in addition to our Congressional candidates Hank Bardel (CD11, Staten Island/Brooklyn) and Daniel Vila (CD13, Manhattan/Bronx) who filed petitions earlier this year, and Attorney General candidate Ramon Jimenez who was nominated at the Green Party of New York State convention held in Troy in May along with the rest of the statewide slate of candidates, Howie Hawkins for Governor, Brian Jones for Lt. Governor and Theresa Portelli for Comptroller.
Hey @NYGovCuomo ! Raise the minimum wage to #15 an hour. Convene the minimum wage board now. #15now #15forNY
Take Action to Raise the State Minimum Wage!! http://www.howiehawkins.org/
Call Governor Cuomo Today and take his Twitter by storm! Tell him to stop the lies and end the delay on the minimum wage.
Call 518 474-8390. Leave this recorded message: “Raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Convene the minimum wage board now.”
Then get on Twitter and retweet Howie’s tweet:
“Hey @NYGovCuomo <https://twitter.com/NYGovCuomo> ! Raise the minimum wage to #15 an hour. Convene the minimum wage board now. #15now <https://twitter.com/hashtag/15now?src=hash> #15forNY <https://twitter.com/hashtag/15forNY?src=hash> “
[In the wake of the emerging scandal and indictment of incumbent Rep. Michael Grimm, Hank Bardel announces his candidacy.]
Hank with designating petition ready to be filed with the NYC BOE on April 10th.
They Say “Shutdown”; We Say “Long Live the Green New Deal”! The Green Team 2013 Press Conference: Presenting a Fresh Alternative
Media Advisory For Immediate Release
They Say “Shutdown”; We Say “Long Live the Green New Deal”!
The Green Team 2013 Press Conference: Presenting a Fresh Alternative
What: Press conference introducing the Green Team 2013
Who: The Green Team 2013, a group of candidates currently running for office in New York City under the Green Party of New York State banner
When: Sunday, October 27th, 2013, 12:30 PM
Where: In front of City Hall, 260 Broadway, Manhattan
Summary: A historic occasion will occur in New York City this Sunday afternoon: a group of public servants who cannot be bought, and who have real solutions to offer the people of New York, will gather at City Hall to present their joint program.
The recent government shutdown in Washington did not surprise the Greens. Both sides are acting irresponsibly. The Greens instead offer a plan – a Green New Deal – to help working people, not the banks; the beleaguered soldier, not the Pentagon; the children of our future, not ExxonMobil.
The team’s three citywide candidates for office ‒ mayoral candidate Anthony Gronowicz, comptroller candidate Julia Willebrand and Public Advocate candidate James Lane ‒ along with several New York City Council candidates ‒ will present their ideas to the media and the public. For those bored with the hollow public spectacle of de Blasio vs. Lhota, the Greens offer something quite unusual: a dose of truth. Read the rest of this entry