New York Working Families Party Will Choose a Presidential Nominee on September 5

The Working Families Party of New York will formally choose a presidential nominee on September 5. It is overwhelmingly likely that it will nominate President Obama.

The real mystery concerning New York ballot-qualified parties is which presidential candidate the Independence Party will choose. The deadline for qualified parties to submit this information is September 10. The New York State Independence Party continues to tell people that it will decide on September 22, but that is too late.


  1. Are there other active Working Families Parties fielding presidential candidates this year?

  2. No, even though they could if they wanted to, in Connecticut, Oregon, South Carolina, and Vermont.

  3. Brad Cox · · Reply

    I hope the IP picks Rocky Anderson or someone not named Romney or Obama

  4. Jed Siple · · Reply

    For being the Independence Party, they don’t support many independents.

  5. GreenGenes · · Reply

    “It is overwhelmingly likely that it will nominate President Obama.”
    Too much understatement.
    More like, “Obama will be the nominee unless Biden becomes president before their meeting.”

  6. […] Party: Unknown (state deadline to announce is Sept 10th, though ballot-access news says IP has announced a later […]

  7. Illinois Socialist · · Reply

    They should endorse Stewart Alexander of the Socialist Party if they really want to be pro working class.

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