Posts Tagged ‘bum rush the vote’

Occupy Wall Street Candidate Will Run for State Assembly Seat

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

jelani Congressional candidate George Martinez, an Occupy Wall Street hip hop artist who came in fourth in last week’s congressional primary won by Rep. Nydia Velazquez, writes in “The Occupied Wall Street Journal” that another Occupy candidate is now seeking elected office in Brooklyn. In a post yesterday, Martinez writes that Jelani Mashariki, co-founder of the [&hellip
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OWS Congressional Candidate George Martinez Fails to File with FEC for TV Debates

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Politics

As the fight for Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez’s seat rages on before the June 26th democratic primary, three of the four candidates—Councilman Erik Martin Dilan, Velazquez and political newcomer Dan O’Connor—were slated to debate on NY1′s Inside City Hall last night. The debate was ultimately postponed, due to the unexpected death of Velazquez’s mother, but the [&hellip
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