The Conservative and Working Families parties has received enough support this year for the 2024 ballots.
The Working Families Party doubled in comparison to 2018 with 250,000 absentee ballots. In 2018 that number was just 115,000.
Minor political parties are required to get at least 130,000 or 2% of votes in order to stay on the ballot for two more years. The Working Families Party endorsed Governor Kathy Hochul, who also has the endorsement of the Democratic Party.
The Conservative Party received over 305,000 votes, which is twice the number of registered voters. This marks the highest number of votes for the party since the year 1998.
The Conservative Party endorsed Lee Zeldin, who lost to Governor Kathy Hochul this election, despite a large amount of support.
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