Carmen Yulin says xenophobia defeated Claribel Martinez

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Aug 15, 2013
 
LongIslander1987 wrote:
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Says...
And you say????

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Aug 15, 2013
 
Jorge wrote:
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And you say????
I am opposed to "internal elections", I believe a special islandwide election should have been called to fill the seats formerly occupied by Eduardo Ferrer and Jorge Colberg Toro.

Let the people decide.
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LongIslander1987 wrote:
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I am opposed to "internal elections", I believe a special islandwide election should have been called to fill the seats formerly occupied by Eduardo Ferrer and Jorge Colberg Toro.
Let the people decide.
My question is, how is this type of situation handled in New York?

I really dont care what you think how Puerto Rican affairs are to be handled.

I want to hear from you the New York way of treating similar problems.

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Jorge wrote:
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My question is, how is this type of situation handled in New York?
I really dont care what you think how Puerto Rican affairs are to be handled.
I want to hear from you the New York way of treating similar problems.
If a member of the NYS Senate or NYS Assembly resigns or dies while in office the governor calls a special election, an example can be found here: www.governor.ny.gov/proclamation/2012speciale...

The people of the State of New York choose between a Democrat, a Republican, or an independent to represent them. We don't have a bunch of politicians sit in a room and dictate who will represent the people.
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Aug 15, 2013
 
LongIslander1987 wrote:
<quoted text>... We don't have a bunch of politicians sit in a room and dictate who will represent the people.
There goes that "hidden" criticism on Puerto Rican affairs.

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LongIslander1987 wrote:
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If a member of the NYS Senate or NYS Assembly resigns or dies while in office the governor calls a special election, an example can be found here: www.governor.ny.gov/proclamation/2012speciale...
The people of the State of New York choose between a Democrat, a Republican, or an independent to represent them. We don't have a bunch of politicians sit in a room and dictate who will represent the people.
It looks like Corey Booker is NJ's next senator.

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Aug 15, 2013
 
LongIslander1987 wrote:
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Says it was not about getting back at Agapito for his "liberal feathers" comment as Claribel Martinez is also a Soberanista (something that was widely known beforehand). She also goes on to criticize the xenophobia that she says led delegates to elect Natal.
She wants to have it both ways. She is all over the map.

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A couple of years ago. A general who is of Puerto Rican descent almost became the head of the armed forces in DR. And they made a big stink and rejected his nomination.

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Jorge wrote:
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There goes that "hidden" criticism on Puerto Rican affairs.
I must say I am astonished at how many states follow a similar procedure as Puerto Rico in filling legislative vacancies:

Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming follow the same procedure as Puerto Rico where the political party that held the seat selects a replacement.

In Hawaii, Maryland, Utah, North Carolina, and Idaho the governor may choose between a certain number nominees selected by the party tha held the seat.

In South Dakota and West Virginia the governor selects a replacement at his own discretion.

The rest of the Union holds a special election to fill the seat. I felt for sure this system was pretty much unanimous across the land, I am very surprised to find out otherwise.

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El cacique wrote:
<quoted text>It looks like Corey Booker is NJ's next senator.
Im not surprised, it has been in the works for a very long time. Even before Lautenburg died there were rumors that Booker may challenge him in a primary.
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LongIslander1987 wrote:
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I must say I am astonished at how many states follow a similar procedure as Puerto Rico in filling legislative vacancies:
Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming follow the same procedure as Puerto Rico where the political party that held the seat selects a replacement.
In Hawaii, Maryland, Utah, North Carolina, and Idaho the governor may choose between a certain number nominees selected by the party tha held the seat.
In South Dakota and West Virginia the governor selects a replacement at his own discretion.
The rest of the Union holds a special election to fill the seat. I felt for sure this system was pretty much unanimous across the land, I am very surprised to find out otherwise.
Great posting, thanks!

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Jorge wrote:
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Great posting, thanks!
Here's the link:
ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/How_vacancies_...
Very interesting website

Another interesting gem: only California, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, and Puerto Rico have full time state legislatures.

Only Vermont and Puerto Rico have multi-member state senate districts.
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LongIslander1987 wrote:
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I must say I am astonished at how many states follow a similar procedure as Puerto Rico in filling legislative vacancies...follow the same procedure as Puerto Rico where the political party that held the seat selects a replacement.
Not Puerto Rico, friend, the colonialists, which actually are in the minority.

Did you know that only 35% of the PPD's board of "regents", out of 500, actually voted for rookie Natal?

A huge number of ballots were blanks.

So, in terms of the populares theory, Natal should not be sworn, if only 35% voted for him.

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Jorge wrote:
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Not Puerto Rico, friend, the colonialists, which actually are in the minority.
Did you know that only 35% of the PPD's board of "regents", out of 500, actually voted for rookie Natal?
A huge number of ballots were blanks.
So, in terms of the populares theory, Natal should not be sworn, if only 35% voted for him.
WHAT? Is this true?

I knew that only about a 1/3 of delegates actually cast a ballot but not about the blank ballots. No article mentions this! They all just say that Natal got 171 votes, Martinez got 135, and the other 3 candidates. I just assumed they were the only people that showed up.
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LongIslander1987 wrote:
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WHAT? Is this true?
I knew that only about a 1/3 of delegates actually cast a ballot but not about the blank ballots. No article mentions this! They all just say that Natal got 171 votes, Martinez got 135, and the other 3 candidates. I just assumed they were the only people that showed up.
If you're going by what is printed in our colonial newspapers, you're forgetting that these want to perpetuate the status quo.

As I have posted before, you have to live in a colony to see what is like.
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LongIslander1987 wrote:
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WHAT? Is this true?
I knew that only about a 1/3 of delegates actually cast a ballot but not about the blank ballots. No article mentions this! They all just say that Natal got 171 votes, Martinez got 135, and the other 3 candidates. I just assumed they were the only people that showed up.
Remember, colonialists are masters of disguise, its all smoke and mirrors with them, a mirage...no substance whatsoever.

It was a strategy to make this into a "Dominicans vs. Boricuas" contest in order to divert the real issues here, that the pro sovereigns are gaining power and are about to split that party into a million pieces, along with the fact that their leader is a "lame duck" after just 8 months in office.

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Jorge wrote:
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If you're going by what is printed in our colonial newspapers, you're forgetting that these want to perpetuate the status quo.
As I have posted before, you have to live in a colony to see what is like.
Apparently there were over 150 blank ballots according to my friend who is a legislative aide.

More delegates submitted blank ballots than those who actually voted for a candidate.
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LongIslander1987 wrote:
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WHAT? Is this true?
I knew that only about a 1/3 of delegates actually cast a ballot but not about the blank ballots. No article mentions this! They all just say that Natal got 171 votes, Martinez got 135, and the other 3 candidates. I just assumed they were the only people that showed up.
Tito was so f...ckd up last night, during the press conference when they HAD to accept leftist Natal's victory that he actually scolded those board members "who betrayed their word", direct quotes in front of the cameras.

LOL

...oh! and with Natal standing next to him all grinning and glowing...ROTFLMAO!

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Jorge wrote:
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Remember, colonialists are masters of disguise, its all smoke and mirrors with them, a mirage...no substance whatsoever.
It was a strategy to make this into a "Dominicans vs. Boricuas" contest in order to divert the real issues here, that the pro sovereigns are gaining power and are about to split that party into a million pieces, along with the fact that their leader is a "lame duck" after just 8 months in office.
This is the last PPD convention. I fully expect a riot to break out on Sunday.
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LongIslander1987 wrote:
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Apparently there were over 150 blank ballots according to my friend who is a legislative aide.
More delegates submitted blank ballots than those who actually voted for a candidate.
There you go....
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LongIslander1987 wrote:
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This is the last PPD convention. I fully expect a riot to break out on Sunday.
It may be "lu lu" but never underestimate the colonialized, especially since they have the backing of the imperial colonizers.

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