Minor parties say budget provision unfairly weakens them

New York’s budget for the new fiscal year includes the public financing plan developed last year by the New York Public Campaign Financing Commission. These measures will go into effect for legislative candidates in 2024 and candidates for statewide office in 2026. However, the law also includes new, higher thresholds for minor parties and petitioning candidates to access the ballot, which the Working Families Party and Conservative Party oppose.

Source: North Country Public Radio

Date: April 6, 2020

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