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Thurs. Oct 23. 1:30pm Press Conference: Groundswell of Grassroots Progressive Support for Howie Hawkins Continues to Build Endorsements Include Teacher Unions, Democratic Elected and Democratic Clubs
Who: Howie Hawkins, Green Party Candidate for Governor
Allen Roskoff -- President of the Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club; legendary gay rights activist
Judd Krasher -- Albany City Councilmember, 11th Ward
Doug Bullock -- Albany County Legislator, 7th Legislative District; First Vice-President of the Albany Central Federation of Labor
What: Howie Hawkins, Allen Roskoff, Judd Krasher, and Doug Bullock will speak on grassroots, progressive support and endorsements for the Hawkins for Governor Campaign coming from the traditional Democratic base of Democratic clubs and teachers unions.
Howie Hawkins will also discuss and take questions about the previous night's gubernatorial debate.
Where: Albany LCA Pressroom - Legislative Office Building, Room 130, Albany, NY
When: Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 1:30pm
(Albany, NY) — Over the past weeks Howie Hawkins has received endorsements from organizations that traditionally form the grassroots base of the Democratic Party, particularly teacher unions and Democratic clubs.
On Thursday Howie Hawkins and three Democratic endorsers will speak about progressives' anger with Governor Cuomo, the movement to align with the Hawkins for Governor campaign, and what it means for the current race as well as progressive and Green Party politics in the long-term.
The following have all recently endorsed Howie Hawkins for Governor:
Southern Brooklyn Democrats
Tompkins County (Ithaca Area) Officials:
Tompkins County District 12 Legislator Will Burbank
Caroline Town Supervisor Don Barber
Ulysses Town Supervisor Liz Thomas
Enfield Town Supervisor Ann Rider
Village of Lansing Deputy Mayor Lynn Leopold
City Judge Seth Peacock
Caroline Town Councilmember Mark Witmer
Caroline Town Councilmember Irene Weiser
Former Ithaca Mayor Carolyn Peterson
Former Ithaca Alderwoman Jennifer Dotson