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GREEN PARTY ENDORSES CASSANDRA LEMS
FOR
NORTH HEMPSTEAD TOWN COUNCIL    

Link to Cassandra Lems October 23rd interview by "The Island Now"

 Video of the League of Women Voters candidates forum held on October 17, 2019. The portion of the forum that involves Town of North Hempstead candidates (including Green Party candidate Cassandra Lems) begins at about 2 hours 15 minutes.
Link to Cassandra Lems October 23rd interview by "The Island Now"

 At a June 2, 2019, meeting of the Green Party of Nassau County, Cassandra Lems received the official endorsement of the Party in her campaign for Town of North Hempstead Councilperson from the 2nd district. The second district includes the North Shore communities of Albertson, East Hills, East Williston, Glenwood Landing, Greenvale, Herricks, Manhasset Hills, Roslyn Harbor, Roslyn Heights and Searingtown.

A resident of the 2nd district for over 20 years, Cassandra has most recently run for Nassau County Executive on the Green Party line. She has also been the Green Party candidate for New York State Senate, 7th SD and County Legislator for LD 10. She is a member of the Green Party of New York State Committee, currently serving on its Web Committee, and is the Program Chair of the Nassau County Green Party.
The Town Board of North Hempstead is currently composed of six council members and the supervisor, most of whom belong to the same political party. Ms. Lems hopes to add diversity to the council in the current election cycle, at the same time putting forth to the voters of her district a progressive Green Party agenda. Issues she will be highlighting include proper siting of recreational marijuana businesses, tackling issues of noise pollution from landscaping businesses and airplanes, supporting freedom of speech in the Town by reversing earlier Town anti-BDS legislation, improving the Town Building Department and protecting residents from improper siting of 5G transmitters.
Cassandra’s campaign is seeking volunteers to work on her campaign in the coming months. Help is needed with such activities as literature distribution, calls and canvassing. Volunteers are urged to contact her at c_lems@yahoo.com, tel: 516-248-3059. Financial donations can be sent to: “Friends of Cassandra Lems,” 44 Center Drive, New Hyde Park, NY 11040.  Donations to political campaigns are not tax-deductible, but greatly appreciated!

Vote November 5th, 2019!

Greens and friends are urged to attend these events and support our candidate! Cassandra is the only official Green Party candidate running for office in Nassau County this election cycle. If you would like to help her campaign in any way, or if you have any questions about her campaign, Cassandra can be contacted at 516-248-3059 or at c_lems@yahoo.com. Financial donations to the campaign can be made to: "Friends of Cassandra Lems," 44 Center Drive, New Hyde Park, NY 11040. Donations are not tax-deductible.

NASSAU GREENS ENDORSE CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES, ELECT OFFICERS

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The Green Party of Nassau County at its February meetings formally endorsed two candidates for United States Congress and also elected local party officers. County Chair Joseph Naham was endorsed as the Green Party candidate for Congressional District 4, running against incumbent Kathleen Rice. Harry R. Burger  was endorsed for Congressional District 2, the seat currently held by Peter King, who is retiring.

 

Nassau County Green Party Chair Naham of Long Beach, Secretary Jim Brown of Island Park and Treasurer Allan Hunter of New Hyde Park were each reelected to their current offices for a second two-year term.

 

Naham is currently Captaining a Pump Out Vessel (collecting waste from boaters sewage tanks to keep the waters from being polluted), and father and caregiver to his two-year-old son, and a lifelong resident of Long Beach. He previously ran on the Green Party line for Long Beach City Council and for the New York State Assembly. His campaign will focus on the Green New Deal, immigration reform, and opposing military war and economic war.

 

Burger is a mechanical design engineer, and also runs a small business making custom wax seals. This is  his first bid for public office. He is a lifelong resident of Long Island, currently living in Deer Park. Burger is the Green Party of Suffolk County's town representative for the Town of Babylon. His campaign will focus on the Green New Deal, single payer healthcare for all, and prioritizing the needs of real people above the corporations who control the major parties. Congressional District 2 straddles the southern half of the Nassau County-Suffolk County border. Burger is seeking the  Green Party of Suffolk's endorsement at its upcoming general membership meeting.

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