This year is a crucial election year.
We are voting for Mayor, Comptroller, Public Advocate, and City Councilmembers, and we have the opportunity to leverage this election to advance our Performing Arts Platform.
Here's a timeline of our planned activities for this election year:
Sept. 12, 2017 - Primary Election
November 7, 2017 - General Election
Please remember that most races are decided by the outcomes of the primary so be sure to get to the polls on Sept. 12!
At the steps of the Kraine, two months after our Meet the Candidates 2017 forum, the League held a press conference to announce our endorsed candidates. Councilmembers Van Bramer, Kallos, and Cumbo, as well as Comptroller Scott Stringer, all spoke about their commitment to the arts, and called upon the independent theater community to be active and #getloud
May 23, 2017
Endorsed Candidates Rally
With feedback from the Meet the Candidates event as well as online voting from our membership, we will select candidates to endorse for the election.
On April 20th, 2017, the first round of endorsements were announced. The list of endorsed candidates is here:
March 15, 2017
Meet the Candidates 2017
Feb. 7, 2017
Activist Training + Planning Workshop
We hosted a training workshop, building knowledge around New York City government and how activists can be heard in city politics.
We also be redrafted the Performing Arts Platform through a participatory process.