Working Families Party’s Nominations Process for New York City Mayor Will be Challenged

Ballot Access News

New York state election law generally lets state party organizations file paperwork that permits members of other parties to enter that party’s primary. But the law explicitly says that for the three citywide offices in New York city, including Mayor, the paperwork must be filed by officers of the New York city party organization.

According to this story, the Working Families Party New York city organizations did not file the paperwork for Bill de Blasio (the incumbent, and a registered Democrat) to enter the Working Families Party primary. Instead, the article says, the state WFP officers filed the paperwork. The article says the Reform Party will challenge the WFP nominations for Mayor and the other two citywide offices.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s