Political Parties Currently Recognized in NYS
Parties are listed in the order in which they appeared on the voter registration form and ballot in 2021.
Descriptions are those of the parties themselves.
Conservative (https://www.cpnys.org) The NYS Conservative Party, founded in 1962 is dedicated to individual freedom, personal responsibility, the protection of traditional American values of capitalism and the rights that we are all guaranteed under our constitution. To that end, we support lower taxes, smaller government, pro-growth economic policies focused on job creation, a strong national defense and support for law enforcement. Tel: (631) 342-8070
Democratic (https://nydems.org) Established in 1792, the NYS Democratic Party is proud to be part of the oldest political party in the US. Its core values align with liberal ideology: ensuring economic opportunities for all, affordable education, criminal justice reform, quality and accessible healthcare, environmental leadership, and guaranteeing LGBTQ and Women’s Rights. NYS is the birthplace of the women’s rights movement and we continue to lead the fight today. Tel: (631) 439-0400
Republican (https://nygop.org) We are the party of taxpayers and individual liberty. We believe in American exceptionalism, the promise of the American dream and in the Constitution as our enduring covenant. We believe that all are created equal, endowed by their Creator with inalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. We believe in limited, effective, efficient government that respects taxpayers. Tel: (631) 320-1900
Working Families (https://workingfamilies.org) We elect leaders who put workers over bosses and people over the powerful. We want to build a New York for the many, not the few. One where everyone can thrive, no matter what you look like, where you were born, who you love, or how much money is in your pocket. Where we can all be free.
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