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  Hawkins, Howie
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AffiliationGreen  
 
NameHowie Hawkins
Address410 West Beard Ave
Syracuse, New York , United States
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Born December 08, 1952 (65 years)
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Apr 17, 2016 04:23pm
Tags Caucasian - Very Liberal - Anti-Bush Tax Cuts (Pro-Tax Cut Rollback) - Anti-Death Penalty - Anti-Social Security Privatization - Government Reform - Health Care Reform - Jobs/Industrial Growth - Pro Environment - Pro Marijuana Legalization - Pro-Affirmative Action - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gay Marriage - Pro-Labor - Protectionist - Single - U.S. Marine Corps - Union Member - Straight -
InfoHowie Hawkins has been active in movements for peace, justice, the environment, and independent progressive politics since the late 1960s when he was in high school in the San Francisco Bay Area.

A former Marine, he helped organize opposition to the Vietnam War and was a co-founder of the anti-nuclear Clamshell Alliance in 1976. He remains a member of Vietnam Veterans Against the War and Veterans for Peace.

Howie was a co-founder of the Green Party in the United States in 1984 and currently serves on the Green National Committee.

After attending Dartmouth College in the early 1970s, Howie worked as a carpenter in New England and helped start up a construction workers cooperative that specialized in solar and wind energy installations.

Howie moved to Syracuse in 1991 to be Director of CommonWorks, a federation of cooperatives working for an economy that is cooperatively owned, democratically controlled, and ecologically sustainable.

Howie now works unloading trucks and rail cars at UPS, where his is member of Teamsters Local 317 and active in US Labor Against the War and Teamsters for a Democratic Union, the national Teamster rank-and-file reform caucus.

His 2005 run for Mayor of Syracuse put the question of a municipally owned power utility for affordable and green energy on the agenda of the city, which is currently funding a feasibility study of public power. He remains active in the Public Power Coalition of Central New York.

Howie's articles on social theory, cooperative economics, and independent politics have appeared in many publications, including Against the Current, Green Politics, International Socialist Review, New Politics, Peace and Democracy News, Peaceworks, Resist, Roll Call, Society and Nature, and Z Magazine. He is the editor of Independent Politics: The Green Party Strategy Debate (Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2006).


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08/04/2014-08/07/2014 Siena Research Institute 7.00% ( 0.0) 7.00% ( 0.0) 86.00% ( 0.0)

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Nov 08, 2008 05:00pm Op-Ed by Candidate Democrats Have No Excuses Now  Article Craverguy 

TWITTER
Fri Feb 17 18:54:39 +0000 2017 - RT @dunleamark: #ScottPruitt vote is a horrible setback from which the public health, clean air and water, and the planet may never recover…

Thu Feb 16 17:58:28 +0000 2017 - RT @dunleamark: So has @scottmstringer spoken against @NYGovCuomo plan to raise utility bills $7.6 billion to keep 2,000 jobs for a few ol…

Thu Feb 16 06:35:28 +0000 2017 - RT @SenatorCarper: The Senate must #RejectPruitt until we know the whole truth about his ties to polluters as Oklahoma's Attorney General h…

Wed Feb 15 20:13:19 +0000 2017 - The "biggest problem" was that Bill de Blasio could have taken credit for signing the city council bill.… https://t.co/Dxi908JrWX

Wed Feb 15 00:08:47 +0000 2017 - .@NYGocCuomo kills plastic bag bill to help "the poor" even though they were exempt from law. How about $2 billion promised for housing?

Wed Feb 15 00:06:30 +0000 2017 - RT @HowieHawkins: So @NYGovCuomo kills 4 yrs of hard work on NYC plastic bags, give us a task force. Alleged enviro legislators need to put…

Wed Feb 15 00:06:12 +0000 2017 - So @NYGovCuomo kills 4 yrs of hard work on NYC plastic bags, give us a task force. Alleged enviro legislators need to put it into budget.

Tue Feb 14 20:08:50 +0000 2017 - RT @AlexAtFWW: .@NYGovCuomo wants to waste $7.6 billion of our money to bail out failing nuclear plants – help us #StopTheCuomoTax 866-772-…

Tue Feb 14 18:06:57 +0000 2017 - RT @lindsaymeim14: .@scottmstringer we love NY & we know you do too! That's why we need you to lead up and #divestNY & #DeFundDAPL https://…

Tue Feb 14 18:03:46 +0000 2017 - Don't let NYS trump NYC's right to enact its #BYOBag bill. @NYGovCuomo veto S4158/A4883 & protect progressive local laws! Call 518-474-8390

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RACES
  11/03/2015 Syracuse NY City Auditor Lost 34.89% (-30.22%)
  11/04/2014 NY Governor Lost 4.83% (-49.36%)
  11/05/2013 Syracuse NY Common Council 04 Lost 40.35% (-19.30%)
  11/08/2011 Syracuse NY Common Council 04 Lost 47.94% (-4.12%)
  11/02/2010 NY Governor Lost 1.29% (-61.21%)
  05/15/2010 NY Governor - G Convention Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/2009 Syracuse NY Common Council 04 Lost 40.83% (-18.34%)
  11/04/2008 NY - District 25 Lost 3.30% (-51.51%)
  07/12/2008 US President - G Convention Lost 1.47% (-58.09%)
  03/04/2008 US President - G Primaries Lost 1.18% (-52.33%)
  11/06/2007 Syracuse NY Common Council - At-Large Lost 4.26% (-38.03%)
  11/07/2006 NY US Senate Lost 1.24% (-65.77%)
  05/20/2006 NY US Senate - G Convention Won 69.52% (+54.22%)
  11/08/2005 Mayor of Syracuse Lost 4.68% (-45.03%)
  11/02/2004 NY District 25 Lost 9.61% (-80.78%)
  11/05/2002 NY Comptroller Lost 1.15% (-49.26%)
  11/07/2000 NY District 25 Lost 1.74% (-67.22%)
  11/03/1998 NY Comptroller Lost 0.34% (-64.41%)
  11/04/1997 Mayor of Syracuse Lost 2.47% (-60.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NY US President - Nov 04, 2008 I Ralph Nader
NY US President - Nov 02, 2004 I Ralph Nader
NY US President - Nov 04, 1980 Cit Barry Commoner
VT Governor - Nov 02, 1976 I Bernie Sanders
NH US President - D Primary - Feb 24, 1976 D Fred R. Harris
VT At-Large - Nov 05, 1974 LBU Michael Parenti
VT US Senate - Nov 05, 1974 I Bernie Sanders
US President National Vote - Nov 07, 1972 PFP Benjamin Spock
NH US President - R Primary - Mar 07, 1972 D Paul N. "Pete" McCloskey, Jr.
US President National Vote - Nov 05, 1968 R Eldridge Cleaver