Working Families Party

Sochie Nnaemeka with Jamaal Bowman and Jumaane Williams.
Sochie Nnaemeka brings an activist edge at the most perilous moment for the Working Families Party.
Samelys López, candidate for New York's 15th Congressional District.
The Working Families Party is stiffing some former allies running for Congress.
Candidate for the Bronx Assembly District 84, Amanda Septimo
The progressive party is backing the 29-year-old candidate against 26-year incumbent Carmen Arroyo.
A dodo bird.
Working Families was founded by outsiders to make New York more progressive. Now that progressivism is mainstream, what’s left?
New York State WFP director Bill Lipton at a rally in 2015 to urge the New York Wage Board to seek a $15 per hour minimum wage.
The Public Campaign Financing Commission could spell the end for the powerful party.
Jumaane Williams during the second televised public advocate debate
Why an array of criticisms being thrown at the public advocate candidate may not spook progressive voters.
A voter looks over a sample 2016 New York ballot showing presidential candidates on multiple party lines.
New York’s unusual, controversial cross-endorsement practice is under discussion.
Jimmy McMillan of the Rent is Too Damn High Party.
It’s not just the Working Families Party. Your ballot is likely to include at least one odd-sounding party.
New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams questions NYCHA chair Shola Olatoye.
But with most candidates not campaigning, it’s more of a technicality.
Donald Trump with his dad Fred Trump in 1977
Rounding up the week’s political news.