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Welcome to the Staten Island Democratic Association (SIDA) Website 




SIDA was the first New York City political club with a website, with an online presence dating back to 1995.


Founded in 1961, SIDA is Staten Island's oldest, largest and most progressive Democratic Club.


Our meetings feature local & national politicians, media personalities, consultants, authors, activists & lots of spirited discussion.


We engage in advocacy for candidates, causes & issues. 


 "I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the 

 political world as storms are in the physical." Thomas Jefferson, 1787


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 For more information contact


Bobby Digi

(718) 288-2402


Save the Date

 Staten Island Democratic Association

 56th Anniversary Banquet 


7:00 - 11:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

The Crystal Room

67 Olympia Boulevard

Staten Island NY 10305



Caesar Vargas

 Hon. Paul O'Dwyer Humanitarian Awar


Radhakrishna Mohan

 Hon. John W. Lavelle Labor Award

 John F. McBeth, Sr. & The Men of Occupy the Block

 Tyrone Butler Political Action Award

Julienne Verdi

 Terence H. Benbow Environmental Award


Clara Ogburn

 Peggy Johnston Club Service Award

Next Meeting 

8 p.m. Meeting


  August 15, 2017

 Location:  Daddy Os

 181 Bay Street


 Endorsement Votes


Sal Albanese Bill de Blasio

Public Advocate

Tish James

David Eisenbach


Scott Stringer



Cost: $90 (before September 21) $100 (after)

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Staten Island, NY 10314-0371


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