Working Families, Cuomo, and the 2010 Ticket

Monday, June 07, 2010

Edward-Isaac Dovere, editor of City Hall, a monthly publication focused on New York politics and policy, discusses how the Working Families Party is courting Andrew Cuomo and trying to get on the ballot for this fall's New York State elections.  Then, Bob Hennelly, WNYC  Reporter, talks about the Cuomo campaign and previews tomorrow's congressional primaries in New Jersey.


Edward-Isaac Dovere and Bob Hennelly

Comments [6]

talk to your municipal and county governments about that one!

Jun. 07 2010 10:29 AM
Edgar from Levittown

Working Families is a joke. They stand firmly against any working family who cannot afford to pay their taxes in this state! The tax bill on my tiny LI home is now reaching 15k. I cannot afford the home I've lived in for over 35 years. Good riddence to public employee strangle hold on this state.

Jun. 07 2010 10:26 AM
Amy from Manhattan

Why is Cuomo, or any Democrat, running against public employees in the 1st place? And why does The Working Families party want him on their line when he is? When WF was getting started, it said it was running Democratic candidates just to get enough votes to establish itself & once it had, it would have its own candidates. Is that likely to happen, ever?

Jun. 07 2010 10:20 AM
Edward from NJ

This ballot line game has always struck me as bizarre. The easiest way to keep your ballot line is to put someone on it who is already on 2 other lines. It hardly adds to the diversity of choice.

Jun. 07 2010 10:17 AM

People can be candidate-placeholders for party purposes... Did I get this right? If so, NO WONDER the State's in the shape it's in!

Jun. 07 2010 10:16 AM
jcjc from jc nj

What's up with men with three hyphenate names? Can Cuomo's voice be used as some kind of weapon against Iran? Does anyone really know that there's a primary in NJ?

Jun. 07 2010 09:28 AM

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