|New York's Political Parties|
New York State has a different political party system than most states. New York has a modified two-party system: a Democratic party with historic strength in New York City and upstate central cities, a strong Republican party with historic strength in suburbs and small cities and towns. New York State also has the Liberal and Conservative parties that cross-endorse major party candidates. The Independent, Right to Life, Green and Working Families parties long with a host of others also exist.
Voters in New York State can only vote for the parties they are registered to in Primary Elections. However most candidates run on more than one ticket or party.
The purpose of this assignment is to investigate New York's various politicial parties.
Using the Microsoft PowerPoint template in your Group Shared folder, answer the following questions about the two parties you have been assigned to research;
Create a Micrososft Word
Document and answer the following questions;
York Republican State Committee and New
York State Republican Party For information on the Republican
Does New York really have a functioning multi-party system?
Do some people have better access to the parties than others?
NY Standards 5.2, and 5.3, National Standards III and V for Citizenship, Participation and the Electoral Process as defined by the New York State Department of Education