Jeffery J. Peress

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Jeffery Peress
Candidate for
New York State Assembly District 13
PartyGreen Party
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website

Jeffery Peress is a 2014 Green Party candidate for District 13 of the New York State Assembly.


Campaign themes


Peress' campaign website highlights the following issues:[1]

  • Favors public campaign finance laws
  • Favors lowering of property and sales tax, and eventually eliminating property taxes and replacing them with a personal income tax
  • Favors reinstating revenue sharing and restoring the pre 1972 tax level brackets
  • Favors a progressive tax giving a higher tax bracket to the wealthy and a tax break for the lower to middle income earners
  • Favors raising the state minimum wage to $15/hr
  • Favors free education from day care through universities/vocational schools.
  • Favors single payer, universal health care coverage – Medicare for All
  • Favors legalization of marijuana
  • Opposes hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and favors a total statewide ban



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New York State Assembly will take place in 2014. A primary election took place September 9, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 10, 2014. Incumbent Charles Lavine was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Louis Imbroto was unopposed in the Republican primary. Jeffery J. Peress is running as a Green Party candidate. Lavine is running on the Working Families Party, Women's Equality Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets and Imbroto is running on the Conservative Party ticket. Lavine, Imbroto and Peress will face off in the general election.[2][3]


See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Peress ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 13. He ran unopposed in the Green Party primary on September 13, 2012. Incumbent Charles D. Lavine ran unopposed in the Democratic primary; he also ran on the Working Families Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. Louis Imbroto ran unopposed in the Republican primary; he also ran on the Conservative Party ticket. Peress was defeated by Charles Lavine in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

New York State Assembly, District 13, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Lavine Incumbent 63.3% 29,089
     Republican Louis Imbroto 35.8% 16,470
     Green Jeffery J. Peress 0.9% 395
Total Votes 45,954

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