Howie Hawkins

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Howie Hawkins
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Former candidate for
Governor of New York
PartyGreen Party
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionFreight Unloader, United Parcel Service
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Howie Hawkins (b. December 8, 1952, San Francisco, CA) was the Green Party nominee candidate for Governor of New York in the 2014 elections. Howie Hawkins lost the general election on November 4, 2014.

Hawkins was the 2010 Green Party candidate for Governor of New York. He previously ran for the United States House of Representatives in 2008.

On The Issues Vote Match

Howie Hawkins's Vote Match results from On The Issues.
See also: On The Issues Vote Match

On The Issues conducts a VoteMatch analysis of elected officials based on 20 issue areas. Rather than relying on incumbents to complete the quiz themselves, the VoteMatch analysis is conducted using voting records, statements to the media, debate transcripts or citations from books authored by or about the candidate. Based on the results of the quiz, Hawkins is a Hard-Core Liberal. Hawkins received a score of 78 percent on social issues and 2 percent on economic issues.[1]

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The table below contains the results of analysis compiled by staff at On The Issues.

On The Issues Vote Quiz[2]
Economic Issues Social Issues
Issue Stance Issue Stance
Legally require hiring women & minorities Strongly Favors Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right Strongly Favors
Expand ObamaCare Strongly Favors Comfortable with same-sex marriage Strongly Favors
Vouchers for school choice Opposes Keep God in the public sphere Opposes
Absolute right to gun ownership Strongly Opposes Human needs over animal rights Strongly Opposes
Higher taxes on the wealthy Strongly Favors Stricter punishment reduces crime Strongly Opposes
Support & expand free trade Strongly Opposes Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens Strongly Favors
Stricter limits on political campaign funds Strongly Favors Maintain US sovereignty from UN Strongly Opposes
Prioritize green energy Strongly Favors Expand the military Strongly Opposes
Stimulus better than market-led recovery Strongly Favors Stay out of Iran Strongly Favors
Privatize Social Security Strongly Opposes Never legalize marijuana Strongly Opposes
Note: Information last updated: April 19, 2015.[1] If you notice the rating has changed, email us.

Elections

2014

See also: New York gubernatorial election, 2014

Hawkins ran for election to the office of Governor of New York. Hawkins secured the Green nomination on May 17, 2014.[3]The general election took place November 4, 2014.

Results

General election
Governor and Lieutenant Governor of New York, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAndrew Cuomo/Kathy Hochul Incumbent 54.3% 2,069,480
     Republican Rob Astorino/Chris Moss 40.3% 1,536,879
     Green Howie Hawkins/Brian Jones 4.8% 184,419
     Libertarian Michael McDermott/Chris Edes 0.4% 16,967
     Sapient Steven Cohn/Bobby K. Kalotee 0.1% 4,963
Total Votes 3,812,708
Election Results via New York State Board of Elections.

2010

See also: New York gubernatorial election, 2010 and Gubernatorial elections, 2010

Hawkins faced Andrew Cuomo (D), Carl P. Paladino (R), Warren Redlich (L) and six other candidates in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

New York Governor/Lt. Governor, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAndrew Cuomo/Robert Duffy 61% 2,910,876
     Republican Carl Paladino/Gregory Edwards 32.5% 1,547,857
     Green Howie Hawkins/Gloria Mattera 1.3% 59,906
     Rent is 2 Damn High Jimmy McMillan/No candidate 0.9% 41,129
     Libertarian Warren Redlich/Alden Link 1% 48,359
     Anti-Prohibition Kristin Davis/Tanya Gendelman 0.4% 20,421
     Freedom Charles Barron/Eva Doyle 0.5% 24,571
     Blank - 2.3% 107,823
     Void - 0.1% 3,963
     Scattering - 0.1% 4,836
Total Votes 4,769,741
Election Results via New York State Board of Elections

2002

On November 5, 2002, Alan G. Hevesi won election to the office of New York Comptroller. He defeated John Faso (R), Garifalia Christea (RTL), Howie Hawkins (G) and James Eisert (L) in the general election.

New York Comptroller, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlan G. Hevesi Incumbent 50.4% 2,095,913
     Republican John Faso 46.5% 1,933,104
     Right to Life Garifalia Christea 1.5% 61,464
     Green Howie Hawkins 1.1% 47,771
     Libertarian James Eisert 0.5% 19,235
Total Votes 4,157,487
Election Results Via: New York Board of Elections

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 On The Issues, "Howie Hawkins Vote Match," accessed April 19, 2015
  2. The questions in the quiz are broken down into two sections -- social and economic. In social questions, liberals and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while conservatives and populists agree in choosing the more restrictive answers. For the economic questions, conservatives and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while liberals and populists agree in choosing the more restrictive answers.
  3. wcdonews, "P.M. NEWS MONDAY 5-19-14," May 19, 2014
  4. New York State Board of Elections, "NYS Board of Elections Governor/Lt. Governor Election Returns November 2, 2010," accessed December 22, 2010