ALBANY, N.Y. – New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino announced yesterday that he launched an effort for a new ballot line called “Stop Common Core.” : Astorino will look to get 15,000 petition signatures to get the third-party line on the November ballot. It would give the Westchester County executive three lines on the November ballot, along with the Republican and Conservative parties’ lines. He said the line would help his candidacy, but also give voters an opportunity to protest the testing standards at the ballot box. He has until Aug. 19 to file the petition signatures. “This is an opportunity for people to either make a statement or to truly vote for me — either one,” Astorino said at a news conference in Albany[…]
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It is time we ended @NYGovCuomo‘s #CommonCore for good. RT if you agree!
— Rob Astorino (@RobAstorino) July 9, 2014