Archives for October 2020
“A federal judge today called an East Ramapo school board election for Feb. 2 using a ward system for the first time that would include three districts out of nine comprised mostly of minority voters.
The ward or single-member system would replace East Ramapo’s current at-large voting setup, which U.S. District Court Judge Cathy Seibel declared in May violated the Voting Rights Act of 1965. [Read more…]
Watch the Parietti for Congress Biographical video here.
“Mike Parietti runs for elected office on his principles of good government and anti-corruption. He’s made his case to voters six times since 2007, falling short at the polls each time.
Now, the West Point graduate and former Suffern High School wrestling champion eyes Congress, running on a minor party line for the seat of retiring Nita Lowey representing Rockland and portions of Westchester County in the 17th Congressional District.
Parietti doesn’t have illusions of being the favorite to win the seat as he takes on progressive Democrat Mondaire Jones, a former Obama administration attorney raised in Spring Valley, and Republican Maureen McArdle-Schulman, a retired New York City firefighter. Parietti’s name will be found on the Serve America Movement SAM line on the lower end of the Nov. 3 ballot. [Read more…]