Early Voting. Anna Van Der Heijden/BklynerThe New York City Campaign Finance Board sent voter directories with inaccurate poll site information to 150,000 voters citywide, a spokesperson for the CFB told Bklyner. The inaccurate information was included in the CFB’s annual General Election Voter Guide, which since 2017
Brad Lander. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)PARK SLOPE—Council Member Brad Lander, who is running for comptroller, brought in $360,532 over the last six months, out-raising all of the other candidates running for the citywide position. The latest campaign finance filings, submitted Monday, show he has raised the cash
Pam Harris at a press conference in Kaiser Park last week. (Photo by Alex Ellefson/Sheepshead Bite)Assemblywoman Pamela Harris — who has been under fire last week for the blurred line between her political office and the non-profit she founded, Coney Island Generation Gap (CIGG) — may have a bit more
Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz. (Photo: Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz / Facebook)Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz has once again dipped into his campaign funds to finance a European excursion, the Observer reports. Filings with the New York State Campaign Finance Board show Cymbrowitz spent $2,145 in campaign cash to pay for airline tickets to
ObermanIgor Oberman, who ran in the Democratic primary and then in the general election as the Working Families Party candidate to replace former Councilman Michael Nelson, raised more than $40,000 from donors while using his work phone at Taxi and Limousine Commission job, a Department of Investigation report claims.
ObermanThree candidates in the race to replace term-limited Councilman Michael Nelson have traded allegations of campaign improprieties to the Campaign Finance Board, burdening their opponents with additional paperwork and spurring them to cry foul. Five complaints have been made targeting three different candidates. Four of them appear to have come
(source: Brooklyn Graphic via Brooklyn Daily)Newscorp website Brooklyn Daily is reporting that Councilman Vincent Gentile broke city campaign finance rules by spending too much on his 2009 reelection campaign. The Campaign Finance Board, which made the ruling on Thursday, fined Gentile just under $26,000. The board censured the
An ABC News investigative report revealed a loophole in campaign contribution regulations that allow millions of dollars to be funneled to legislators in the State Senate. Senator Carl Kruger is one of the chief recipients of the dubious funds, the report indicates. View a transcript of the video The investigation,