SYRACUSE– Howie Hawkins of Syracuse announced his intention to run for New York Governor yesterday.
Hawkins says he’s running to quote, “demand more progressive reforms and system change”. Hawkins finished 3rd in the 2014 Gubernatorial race via the Green Party ticket. He says he’ll campaign as an eco-socialist, and that its time to quote, “clean up the corruption in Albany”. Hawkins, a recently retired Teamster, will ask for the Green Party nomination at its state convention in Albany May 19th.