Working Families Archive

WFP Endorses Cynthia Nixon for Governor

Moments ago, the State Committee of the New York Working Families Party voted to officially endorse Cynthia Nixon for Governor and Jumaane Williams for Lieutenant Governor. We’re ready to go all-out for Cynthia and Jumaane and build a New York for ... More

Goodbye, Paul Ryan. Hello, Randy Bryce.

HUGE BREAKING NEWS: Paul Ryan just announced that he is dropping out of his race against WFP's Randy Bryce and will RETIRE as Speaker of the House in November! It's incredible: Just the threat of facing off against Randy Bryce, the ... More

Passing the torch

Twenty years ago, a small group of people decided to launch an independent political party in New York. We had the crazy idea that we could be both principled and effective, and we thought — or at least hoped — ... More

BREAKING: The IDC is dissolving

Some huge news: After seven years of propping up Republican leadership in New York's State Senate, Senator Jeff Klein and the Trump Democrats of the Independent Democratic Conference reportedly agreed this morning to dissolve as a conference and reunite with the ... More

WFP Endorsement: Chris G. for governor of Nevada

As a Carson City, Nevada resident and proud Working Families Party member, I am excited to announce that the Working Families Party is going all in for Chris Giunchigliani for governor of Nevada! Chris Giunchigliani — or just Chris G. for short ... More

Supporting our friends at Equality NY

When my husband and I chose to make New York our home, we were blown away by the love and acceptance we were shown. We married in Central Park on a cold, November day in 2013, and yet we were ... More

Our 2018 Endorsements

The Working Families Party is proud to announce our first endorsed candidates running for office in 2018! The Working Families Party endorsement is like a progressive seal of approval: it means these candidates can be counted on to fight for us ... More

2018 NYWFP kickoff rally (photos)

When it comes down to it, there are two types of state senators in Albany: those who caucus with the Democrats, and those who vote to empower the party of Donald Trump. For seven years, the Trump Democrats of the Independent Democratic ... More