Big Names Knocked Off NY Ballot for Governor

Yonkers Times, July 7, 2022

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What makes 2022 NY governor’s race different from the last 80 years of elections

Seven Independent Political Parties Submit Petitions To Get Gubernatorial Candidates on Ballot in NY

Dan Murphy, Yonkers Times, June 11, 2022

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Democrats Challenge Green Party's Ballot Petition for Governor

Audio, Interview with Howie Hawkins, WOOC 105.3 FM, Troy, NY, June 10, 2022

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With New York’s Hectic Petitioning Season in Overdrive, is There a Better Way to Get on the Ballot?

Jeanmarie Evelly, City Limits, June 8, 2022

Independent candidates seeking a statewide office like governor must now collect at least 45,000 signatures to qualify, up from 15,000 before the 2019 rule change. Democratic and Republican gubernatorial candidates, meanwhile, still only need to meet the 15,000-signature threshold—what Green Party candidate Gloria Mattera called an “undemocratic” and “two-tiered” system.

“Suppressing smaller parties, and choices, is a form of voter suppression,” said Mattera, who is running for lieutenant governor alongside Howie Hawkins, who’s running for governor. The Green and Libertarian parties have filed a joint lawsuit seeking to reverse the 2019 ballot access changes.


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Gloria Mattera is the Green Party Nominee for Lieutenant Governor

Hudson Mohawk Magazine, WOOC 105.3 FM, Troy, NY, June 1, 2022

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Capital Pressroom Interview with Howie Hawkins

Focus on Albany: Howie Hawkins

WGXC Community Radio, Acra, NY, May 1, 2022

Green Party's 2022 Strategy

NY Now, WHMT, PBS, May 1, 2022

Hawkins runs for NY governor for a fourth time

Capital Tonight, Spectrum News, April 28, 2022

Text Article and Video Interview with Howie Hawkins

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