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The struggle for ballot access

The struggle for ballot access

New York runs a strong campaign but doesn’t make it By Peter Lavenia Co-Chair, Green Party of New York State Winter 2007 The elections of 2006 were a mixed bag for Greens in New York State. On one hand, the Party enjoyed its best result ever in a (non-presidential) statewide race, as comptroller candidate Julia Willebrand polled 117,908 votes (2.85 percent). Sadly, gubernatorial candidate Malachy McCourt received only 42,166 votes – short of the 50,000-vote threshold needed to regain ballot…

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