Working Families Party

The WFP’s Bill Lipton on state Senate Democratic reunification

The Working Families Party's New York state political director Bill Lipton said that while he supports reunification and the ascension of Andrea Stewart-Cousins to lead a united Senate Democratic conference, the WFP is sticking with its endorsements of candidates challenging members of the Senate Independent Democratic Conference.

Louise Slaughter

Will loss of Slaughter cost Democrats her seat?

Rep. Louise Slaughter's Rochester-area seat could be competitive.

Campaigns & Elections

Want more minorities to vote? Make it easier to register.

If Cuomo does force the issue in the state budget this year, it is important that he and other voting rights supporters recognize that the single most effective mechanism for increasing turnout and making the electorate more diverse and representative is easing registration.