EARLY VOTING IN NEW YORK STATE BEGINS SATURDAY!
Visit the Voting Information Center for information about:
Make a plan to vote. If you plan to vote by mail, you must request an absentee ballot by October 27, but it is better not to wait. You can request an absentee ballot online & it only takes seconds. Waiting until the last minute to request an absentee ballot is unwise. Daily News editorial: Do not delay in requesting an absentee ballot: applying online only takes seconds
- Early voting in person (October 24--November 1)
- Your polling site for early voting (by county)
- Voting by mail (mail your absentee ballot soon)
- Check your voter registration
- How to become a poll worker
However you vote, Tenants PAC urges you to cast your ballot for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on the Working Families Party ballot line. The WFP needs at least 150,000 votes for president on its line in order to maintain its automatic ballot line going forward; this is three times the old requirement of 50,000 votes.
Sign the Vote WFP pledge here and share widely with your friends.
ARTICLES OF INTEREST TO TENANT ADVOCATES:
Georgia Kromrei: Cuomo announces extension of moratorium on commercial evictions & ban on foreclosures through the end of the year (The Real Deal)
Rachel Holiday Smith: RAD revs up in Manhattan as deadline for NYCHA tenants to sign private leases looms (The City)
New York Times: 1.5 million NYC residents can't afford to put food on the table. Food pantries are their lifeline.
Carl Campanile: More than 500,000 NYC residents are unemployed (New York Post)
Daily News: Black woman says Airbnb reservation was canceled after host saw her photo ID
Sylvia Varnham O'Regan: Airbnb sues LA guest for hosting "mansion parties" (The Real Deal)
Jimmy Vielkind: New York State & local governments face $59 billion revenue shortfall through 2022 (Wall Street Journal)
Karen DeWitt: County executives slam Cuomo & state legislature, demand they act on pandemic budget shortfalls (NPR) (AUDIO)
Amanda Fries: Nonprofits across the state demand that Cuomo release the remaining $2 billion in federal CARES aid (Albany Times Union)
Morgan McKay: Advocates for opioid treatment say state budget cuts lead to more overdose deaths (New York 1 News) (VIDEO)
Michael Gormley: Cuomo deficit gamble carries risk for local governments (Newsday)
City & State: Previewing the 2020 race for New York State Senate: Can the Democrats maintain & grow their majority?
Luis Ferre-Sadurni: After months of election mishaps, can NYC Board of Elections pull off early voting? (New York Times)
Sally Goldenberg: Working Families Party launches $800K ad campaign to save its ballot line (Politico NY)
Max & Murphy podcast: Phara Souffrant Forrest on her campaign for state assembly (AUDIO)
Jim Brennan: Not the usual suspects: The purple highway: Big swing states might put the winner over the top on Election Night, but not the states you'd think
Jaron Benjamin & Liat Olenick: This is Chuck Schumer's moment. Why is he blowing it (Gotham Gazette OpEd)
Jeet Heer: Trump, Bannon & Giuliani keep slinging mud, but this time it's not sticking (The Nation)