Notice Tilden Regular Meeting 11/16/2017


Samuel J. Tilden November Meeting

Thursday 11/16/2017 at 7pm

Seafarers & International House

Located at 123 E 15th St, New York, NY 10003




  • Call to Order
  • President Report
  • District leader Report
  • Speaker to be announced
  • Committee reports
  • Old/New Business
  • Motion to adjourn


Democratically yours,

Greg Martello, President

General Election – Tuesday, November 7, 2017 – Polls Open from 6am-9pm

Election Day is this Tuesday, November 7th.  Polls are open from 6 am to 9 pm.

Since this is not a presidential election year, turn out will not be as high and it is critical that you vote and bring a neighbor, friend, family member with you to vote as well.  To find you poll site go to
The membership of the Samuel J. Tilden Democratic Club urges you to vote for our endorsed candidates:
Mayor:Bill De Blasio
Comptroller: Scott Stringer
Public Advocate: Letitia James
District Attorney: Cyrus Vance, Jr.
Borough President: Gale Brewer
City Council 2nd District:  Carlina Rivera
City Council 4th District:  Keith Powers
NYS Supreme Court Judges (vote for all 6):
Nancy Bannon
Lori Sattler
Anthony Cannataro
Adam Silvera
Verna Saunders
William Franc Perry III
NYC Civil Cour Judges (vote for 2):
Richard Tsai
Phaedra Perry
There are also 3 ballot proposals on the flip side of the ballot, we encourage you to vote
1. Constitutional Convention – Vote NO, an unregulated process endangers our constitution and the protections it affords to special interests.
2. Revocation of state pensions for convicted State Officials – Vote YES, public officers who comment felonies and violate the public trust must be accountable for their actions.
3. Creation of a 250 acre land bank – Vote YES, additional forest preserves would be good for the environment and the state.
If you can assist in handing out literature on election or if you can campaign between now and Election Day, especially for our City Council candidates please let us know or contact their campaigns directly. For KEITH POWERS contact and CARLINA RIVERA contact
If you encounter any difficulties at your pollsite please report them to District Leader Sandro Sherrod.
On to a Democratic victory sweep!
Louise Dankberg and Sandro Sherrod – 74th AD, Part C District Leaders

Reminder Constitution Convention Forum and Meeting – Tonight

Join us for a Constitutional Convention Forum where we weigh the benefits that might be possible and the potential losses should there be a constitution convention in New York. Come learn more about the process and what it may bring before you vote on it on November 7th. The forum will be followed by our monthly meeting.

Thursday, October 19th at 7:00pm
123 East 15th Street, 2nd Floor

State Senator Liz Krueger
Assemblymember Dick Gottfried
Evan Davis,  Senior Counsel – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Jordan Marks, New Yorkers Against Corruption

All current members are encouraged to renew their membership now. Please bring your completed 2018 membership application and a check with you to the forum. You may also pay online but you must still submit an application. New members are of course always welcome and may use the same form.

We hope to see you tonight for an interesting discussion.

Constitutional Convention Forum and Endorsement Club Meeting


Constitutional Convention Forum and Endorsement meeting

Thursday, October 19, 2017


Seafarer’s & International House

123 East 15TH St., 2nd Floor.


Confirmed Panelists/ Speakers

State Senator Liz Krueger

Evan Davis, Partner at Clearly Gottlieb

Jordan Marks, New Yorkers Against Corruption


Format: Panelists introductory remarks, moderator-let panel discussion

and audience Q&A


                                      ENDORSEMENT AND CLUB MEETING

  1. Call to order
  2. President Report
  3. District Leaders Report
  4. Endorsement Vote
  5. Committee Reports
  6. Old/ New Business
  7. Adjournment

Next Membership Meeting and September events

Please note that the Tilden meetings were mistakenly listed as occurring on September 18th when in fact they will be on September 14th.


Don’t Forget to vote at the Democratic Primary on September 12th open from 6am-9pm for our endorsed candidates for City Council, Carlina Rivera and Keith Powers. You can verify where you pollsite is located here. If you encounter any difficulties at your pollsite please report them to District Leader Sandro Sherrod.

Tilden General Membership Meeting

September 14, 2017 – 7:30 pm
123 East 15th Street, 2nd Floor

1. Call to Order
2. Adoption of Agenda
3. Adoption of Minutes
4. President’s Report
5. District Leader’s Report
6. State Committee Report
7. Treasurer’s Report
8. Guest Speaker – Brianna Mankey: Breaking Ground Out-Reach Program
9. Old/New Business
10. Adjournment

Tilden Executive Committee Meeting

September 14, 2017 – 5:45 pm
123 East 15th Street, 2nd Floor

1. Call to Order
2. Adoption of Agenda
3. Vice President Vacancy
4. State Committee Report
5. 65th Gala
6. Endorsed Candidates for local council districts 2 & 4
7. Primary Day
9. Homeless Shelter on 17th Street
10. Nominating Committee
11. Old/New Business
12. Adjournment

Come Celebrate the Supreme Court Candidacy of Nancy M. Bannon at The Wheeltapper Room at the Fitzpatrick Hotel Grand Central at 141 East 44th Street and Lexington Avenue on Sunday, September 17th from 11am-1pm.

Eleanore Roosevelt and Four Freedoms Democratic Clubs are holding a New York Supreme Court Candidates Forum at the New Church at 114 East 35th Street on September 18th from 7-9pm.

Congratulations to State Senator Hoylman and his family on the new addition, his second daughter, Lucy.

from Sandro, Louise and Greg

President’s Message On Charlottesville Tragedy

Dear Fellow Tildenites and Friends:

My heart and prayers goes out to the young life lost and all those injured by the recent tragedy in Charlottesville. We must come together as Americans especially in times of tragedy.

Hate, racism and extremism from anyone, anywhere in any form must be condemned and has no place in American society. There is no room for hearts filled with hate and intolerance in our neighborhoods, houses of worship , on our streets and in our country period.

It is in the American DNA to be inclusive and tolerant. It is from our wonderful diversity we have always gotten our strength.

The giant sometimes stumbles but as always will again stand tall and lead the way down the path and the world will follow.

E Pluribus Unum!

Democratically yours,

Greg-Patric Martello

Tilden President


Dear Tildenites,

All year long Tilden has practiced the highest form of democracy and civic involvement in our communities.  It’s something to be very proud of.

Have the best Fourth of July with your family and friends celebrating the greatest Country on Earth!

God Bless America!

#1 Club in New York!

Democratically yours,

Greg Martello, President

The Demmy Awards Nomination Process Is Now Open!

Know someone who you would like to nominate for Manhattan Democrat of the Year or Young Democrat of the Year? Great! Submit a nomination by emailing us at with the word “nomination” in the subject line.

Would you like to see your club win a Demmy this year? Go for it! Send us your nomination at with “club of the year” in the subject line.

The nominating process closes on July 6th at 12PM. Don’t delay send in your nominations today! 

#1 Club in New York!

Democratically yours,

Greg Martello, President


Dear Tildenites,

As you know the Petition Wrap Dinner is set for July 24, 2017. We are able to accommodate more than 25 guests but the seats are filling up fast so RSVP Shelley Winfield at to reserve your seat!!

 #1 Club in New York!

Democratically yours,

Greg Martello, President