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Taxpayers Party of New York

Taxpayers Party of New York
Leader Carl Paladino
Founded August 10, 2010 (August 10, 2010)
Headquarters Buffalo, New York
Ideology American Conservatism,
Fiscal Conservatism,
Social Conservatism,
Right-wing populism,
Libertarianism,
Paleoconservatism
National affiliation None
International affiliation None
Website
http://www.nytaxpayer.org

The Taxpayers Party of New York State was an American political party active in the state of New York. It was not part of any nationwide party, nor is it affiliated with the U.S. Taxpayers' Party (now known as the Constitution Party), which predates it by 18 years, or the Tax Revolt Party active in Nassau County. The Taxpayers Party of New York was founded by Carl Paladino in 2010, with the help of Rus Thompson, Leonard Roberto, Michael Caputo and Gary Berntsen. It officially gained ballot access on August 10, 2010 and fielded candidates in the New York state elections, 2010.[1]

Other than a committee to fill vacancies, the party does not have operations and is currently serving only as an additional ballot line for Republican candidates; it was originally designed to counter the decisions of the TEA Party movement. Paladino has received significant supported from the Tea Party movement.[2]

The party had ceased active campaigning due to Paladino earning the endorsement of the Conservative Party[3] until releasing a last-minute advertisement on Election Day.[4]

The now-disbanded Jefferson County chapter of the Independence Party of New York had seen the majority of its leaders switch allegiance to the Taxpayers Party, with the rest supporting the Anti-Prohibition Party of Kristin M. Davis.[5]

The party registered 25,820 votes on election night 2010, leaving it well short of the necessary votes to achieve a permanent ballot line. In portions of Western New York, the line drew vote totals on par with the [7] Its former website is now a Japanese-language placeholder.

Paladino endorsed Rob Astorino in the 2014 election; Astorino himself created a similar ballot line, the Stop Common Core Party line, which achieved automatic ballot access with just over 50,000 votes.

Contents

  • 2010 candidates 1
    • Endorsed, but not on line 1.1
  • References 2
  • External links 3

2010 candidates

Thompson, originally on petitions as a dummy candidate, has not actively campaigned for the comptroller position, due to both his position as Paladino's campaign treasurer and a desire not to act as a spoiler in the race.[9] He has relinquished his spot on the ballot.[10]

Endorsed, but not on line

References

  1. ^  
  2. ^ , September 12, 2010.Buffalo News"Long Islanders put Paladino to test as their cup of tea,"
  3. ^ Barrett, Wayne (2010-10-01). Carl Paladino vs. The Tea Party: No Love Lost. Village Voice. Retrieved 2010-10-01.
  4. ^ Benjamin, Elizabeth (2010-11-02). Paladino pitches Taxpayers line. State of Politics. Retrieved 2010-11-02.
  5. ^ Graham, Jeffrey (2010-10-06). Former Indy Committee Members Support Other Candidates for Governor. Mayor Graham's View. Retrieved 2010-10-06.
  6. ^ Fuller, Jerry Myrle (2010-11-02). FULLERVISION LIVEBLOGS THE 2010 ELECTIONS. Fullervision.net. Retrieved 2010-11-04.
  7. ^ Tea Party Tensions as Congressional Race Heats Up: TEA New York group calls for Davis to Quit Race. WBEN. Retrieved 2011-03-27.
  8. ^ Vielkind, Jimmy (2010-09-16). Cleansing the lines, aligning the tops. Capitol Confidential (Albany, NY). Retrieved 2010-09-16.
  9. ^ http://www.allbusiness.com/government/elections-politics-politics-political-parties/15090709-1.html
  10. ^ http://www.elections.state.ny.us:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=Candidat_32

External links

  • Unofficial party Web site
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