Turn Over Your Ballots! On the Three NYC Ballot Proposals

On the back of the ballot in NYC, you will find 3 ballot proposals which were drafted by the Mayor's Charter Revision Commission. Briefly, they lower the campaign finance limits on donations, establish term limits for the appointed members of community boards, and establish a new citizens engagement commission.  Although not earth shattering, and a disappointment to some who wanted more substantial charter changes (like ranked choice voting), they are significant.

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Statement by NYPAN on False Smear of Cynthia Nixon by NY State Democratic Committee

If Governor Cuomo and the New York State Democratic Committee care about the reputation of their party, about Democratic unity, and about anti-Semitism, they must demonstrate this immediately and publicly. With Trump in the White House, this is no time for putting personal political fortunes or primary rivalries above the needs of the people of New York.

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