Sam Lewis is a union orga­niz­er and mem­ber of Demo­c­ra­t­ic Social­ists of Amer­i­ca. He lives in Brook­lyn, New York.Luke Elliott-Negri holds a lead­er­ship posi­tion in the Pro­fes­sion­al Staff Con­gress, AFT Local 2334. He is a PhD stu­dent at the CUNY Grad­u­ate Cen­ter, where he stud­ies polit­i­cal par­ties and social move­ments. Luke sits on the New York State Com­mit­tee of the Work­ing Fam­i­lies Par­ty and is a mem­ber of the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Social­ists of America.
If the Left Wants to Win Elections, It Should Heed the Lessons of This Progressive Third Party
Left groups engaging in electoral politics today can learn from the trials, errors and successes of the Working Families Party.