2019 Public Advocate Special Election: Information for Members and Candidates

For 33 years the Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC has played an important part in municipal, state, and federal elections.  In 2019 New York City will be holding a special election to fill the office of Public Advocate.  SDNYC will once again:

  • Question candidates on issues important to the LGBTQ Community.

  • Present candidates to our membership for endorsement votes.

  • Support our endorsed candidates in the special election.

Here is the information and dates you need to know:

CANDIDATES

Qualifying for our Endorsement Ballot:

  • All candidates must submit SDNYC's candidate questionnaire on the date listed below to be included on the endorsement ballot distributed to our membership at the endorsement meeting.

Click here to be notified when the questionnaire is available or to request more information.

January 5:  SDNYC Public Advocate Candidate Questionnaire posted.

January 14, midnight:  Public Advocate Candidate Questionnaires due.*  

January 16:  Public Advocate LGBTQ Candidate Forum (Time and location to be confirmed)

January 23:  Public Advocate Endorsement meeting (Time and location to be confirmed)

*Any questionnaires received after this time will not be posted or made available to membership at the endorsement meeting.

MEMBERS

Eligibility to Vote at SDNYC Endorsement Meetings:

  • Individuals who have been dues paying members of SDNYC in 2018 or 2017, are eligible to vote so long as they have paid the Club's 2019 dues before casting their ballot (payment can submitted online or in person at an endorsement meeting).

  • Individuals who were not dues paying members of SDNYC in 2018 or 2017, must have paid the Club's 2019 membership dues on or before the dates listed below to be eligible to vote at the endorsement meetings.

January 5:  Last day to become a paid member eligible to vote in the Public Advocate Endorsement. Join/Renew here.

January 16:  Public Advocate LGBTQ Candidate Forum (Time and location to be confirmed)

January 23:  Public Advocate Endorsement meeting

*This applies to new members or members who did not pay in 2017 or 2018. 2017/8 paid members may pay on the day of the endorsement meeting.

Date To Be Announced: Special Election for Public Advocate.

Please let us know your questions:  stonewalldemocraticclubofnyc@gmail.com