Tilden Resolution in favor of NYS Assembly bills A09108 and S6452-A

TILDEN RESOLUTION

Resolution: In favor of New York State Assembly bills A09108 and S6452-A, whereby all primaries would be held in June.

Whereas, The New York State Assembly has passed a bill, A09108, to revise Sec. 8-100 (1) (a) of the State electoral law; and

Whereas, that bill is now before the New York State Senate as S6452-A; and

Whereas, said revision, inter alia, provides that all state and county party positions will be filled hereafter at primary elections on the Fourth Tuesday of June, currently the date for congressional primary elections; and

Whereas, said revision further provides that in years of presidential elections the electors to the national conventions of each party shall be chosen at a primary election on the First Tuesday of February of said years; and

Whereas, the cost of multiple primaries is an unnecessary burden to the taxpayer and are likely to discourage voters and result in reduced voter turnout; now

Therefore, be it

Resolved, that the Samuel J. Tilden Democratic Club supports and urges the passage of S6452-A, with the added proviso that all state and county candidates for party or public office, including judicial candidates, be chosen in the primary election on the Fourth Tuesday in June.

Adopted unanimously on June 16, 2016.

Democratically yours,

Greg-Patric Martello

Tilden President

Congressional Primary Today- GO VOTE!

Screen Shot 2016-06-27 at 9.04.53 PMToday is the New York Congressional Primary, the polls will be open from
6AM to 9PM.

To find your poll site or see a sample ballot use the online poll site locator tool.

Turn out today is expected to be low, but we know Tildenites will make a big showing to help re-elect Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney who has fought for 9/11 responders, Women and New Yorkers again and again.

If you have any difficulty finding your poll site, difficulties while voting or know someone else who had, please contact District Leader Sandro Sherrod at 646-883-8683.

We also need volunteers to act as poll watchers at our neighborhood poll sites to help tally the vote. If you are interested in doing so, contact Sara at 347-729-6778 or sara@carolynmaloney.com

 

A Personal Reflection on the Passing of an American Icon

Muhammad Ali

A Personal Reflection on the Passing of an American Icon

We all heard the sad news of Muhammad Ali passing over the weekend.

I was fortunate enough to meet him one evening. His warmth and charm immediately made me feel like an old friend.

Upon meeting him, he touched my hair and uttered his signature phrase “pretty”.

I replied “No champ, you’re the prettiest”. He smiled.

That was his way. He was a sensitive soul with the heart of a champion. He skyrocketed to fame and fortune as a boxer in the ring but his commitment to civil rights and his work as a worldwide humanitarian made the title “The Greatest” fit like a crown.

He was not perfect but greatness doesn’t require perfection.  It requires only a pure heart and the courage to do what you believe to be right.

As Ali said “If my mind can conceive it and my heart can believe it, I can achieve it”.

Rest in peace Champ!

Democratically yours,

Greg-Patric Martello

Tilden President

Street Fair

Dear Fellow Tildenites,

As you all know Tilden is having its Annual Street Fair on Sunday June 12, 2016 from 10 am to 6 pm.

Our table will be located on 3rd Avenue between 27th and 28th Street.

Aside from having all the fun we normally have together we will also be conducting:

• Voter Registration

• Petitioning

• Tilden Membership Recruitment

Hope to see all of you on June 12th!

Democratically yours,
Greg-Patric Martello
Tilden President

Tilden Petitions

Dear Fellow Tildenites,

Just a reminder that petitions will be available for pick up on June 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm on the 2nd Floor at the Seafarer’s & International House, 15th Street and Irving Place.

Let us all continue the strong Tilden tradition of being the greatest petitioners in the City!

Democratically yours,

Greg-Patric Martello

Tilden President

AGENDA – Club Meeting & Candidates Night – Thursday, May 19, 2016

AGENDA

Club Meeting & Candidates Night

Thursday, May 19, 2016

7:00 PM

Seafarer’s & International House

1. Call to Order

2. Candidates’ Forum

A. Assemblyman Brian Kavangh at 7:15 pm

B. Senator Liz Krueger at 7:30 pm

C. Senator Brad Hoylma at 7:45 pm

D. Committeeman Michael Farrin at 8:00 pm

E. Committeewoman Marti Speranza at 8:15 pm

F. Various Judicial Candidates

3. President’s Report

4. District Leaders’ Report

5. Old / New Business

6. Adjournment

#1 Club in New York!

Democratically yours,

Greg Martello, President

Mother’s Day

Dear Fellow Tildenites:

The Samuel J. Tilden Democratic Club would like to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all our wonderful mothers.

Have a fun Sunday!

Democratically yours,

Greg-Patric Martello

Tilden President

Club Meeting & Candidates Night May 19, 2016

AGENDA

Club Meeting & Candidates Night

Thursday, May 19, 2016

7:00 PM

Seafarer’s & International House

1. Call to Order

2. Candidates’ Forum

A. Assemblyman Brian Kavangh at 7:15 pm

B. Senator Liz Krueger at 7:30 pm

C. Senator Brad Hoylma at 7:45 pm

D. Committeeman Michael Farrin at 8:00 pm

E. Committeewoman Marti Speranza at 8:15 pm

F. Various Judicial Candidates

3. President’s Report

4. District Leaders’ Report

5. Old / New Business

6. Adjournment

#1 Club in New York!

Democratically yours,

Greg Martello, President

Annual New York County Spring Fundraiser

Annual New York County Spring Fundraiser

Dear Fellow Tildenites,

Please join New York County Leader, Assemblyman Keith L. T. Wright, Chairman Domenico Minerva and the Democratic Committee for our annual New York County Spring Fundraiser at Chocolát Restaurant and Lounge located at 2223 Frederick Douglas Boulevard at 120th Street, New York, New York 10026 on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.

Ticket Levels: Club Members $50

Supporters $125

Patrons $250

Please RSVP to: 212-687-6540 or manhattandems@gmail.com

As a courtesy to our members Tilden will subsidize $25 for paid up club members. We must know immediately and please bring a $25 check made out to “Samuel J. Tilden Democratic Club” to the event.  Please note this is also the night that the independent screening panel will report out the most highly qualified candidates for Civil Court.

Let’s show Tilden’s support at this event. I hope to see you all tomorrow night.

Democratically yours,

Greg-Patric Martello

Tilden President