Absentee Ballot Voting – a Progressive’s Dream? Not so Fast!

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Absentee Ballot Voting and Vote By Mail Are Not Always the Same As Dutchess Democratic County leader and Vice Chair of the New York Democratic Party’s Progressive Caucus, I have long fought for more accessible ballot access, believing that it will result in greater voter participation and a fairer election result. So I should be thrilled…

Questions for Jay Jacobs and a Resolution to End Fusion Voting

Nassau County Chair Jay Jacobs is running for State Chair.  He will be meeting with the Progressive Caucus on Sunday March 3rd in the evening, prior the official business meeting of New York State Democratic Committee on March 4th. The purpose of the meeting is for Progressive Caucus members to discuss with Jay:  His future plans…

Addressing Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harrassment Hearing

The Progressive Caucus’ newly formed subcommittee Addressing Sexual Harassment, chaired by State Committeewoman Lauren Trapanotto and Erica Vladimer, has been working with the Sexual Harassment Working Group to demand that New York lead on combating gender-based discrimination and harassment. The SHWG was formed by a group of seven former New York State Legislative staffers, all…