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Ranked-Choice Voting More ‘Democratic’ Than Current System, Progressive Brooklyn Groups Says
Central Brooklyn

Ranked-Choice Voting More ‘Democratic’ Than Current System, Progressive Brooklyn Groups Says

A New Kings Democrats monthly meeting in 2018 (Photo Courtesy of New Kings Democrats President Brandon West)In November voters will have the opportunity to weigh in on 19 proposed changes to the city charter [https://www.gothamgazette.com/city/8696-charter-revision-commission-final-approval-19-proposals-5-questions-november-ballot] , including one that, if approved, would alter how the

Judicial Election Results: Cohen, Neckles and Lopez Torres Win
Central Brooklyn

Judicial Election Results: Cohen, Neckles and Lopez Torres Win

Caroline CohenBROOKLYN—In Tuesday’s judicial elections, Caroline Cohen, Margarita Lopez Torres and Bernadette Neckles came out on top. With 99 percent of the ballot scanners reported [https://web.enrboenyc.us/CD226450.html] as of early Wednesday morning, Cohen [/meet-the-6th-municipal-district-candidates-caroline-cohen/] won the 6th Municipal District Civil Court judge race, decisively

Meet the 6th Municipal District Candidates For Civil Court Judge: Alice Nicholson
Bed Stuy

Meet the 6th Municipal District Candidates For Civil Court Judge: Alice Nicholson

Sixth Municipal District Candidate Alice Nicholson sitting in her office (Image by Sam Raskin/ Bklyner)The Civil Court Judge Democratic primary election the 6th Municipal District [https://data.cityofnewyork.us/City-Government/Municipal-Court-Districts/7vpq-4bh4] —which includes Park Slope, Crown Heights, Kensington, Flatbush,  Midwood, Prospect Heights, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Prospect Park South,

Ditmas Park Supports Former Dem Candidates Over Hillary Clinton, Donation Stats Show
Central Brooklyn

Ditmas Park Supports Former Dem Candidates Over Hillary Clinton, Donation Stats Show

Graph via Renthop [https://www.renthop.com/studies/nyc/trump-leads-in-southwest-brooklyn]With just 19 days to go before the election, New York-based data-driven real estate startup RentHop [https://www.renthop.com/studies/nyc/trump-leads-in-southwest-brooklyn] has mapped out Brooklyn’s share of donors for presidential nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton by

Betty Anne Canizio, BOE Official Suspended Over Voter Purge, Still Running For District Leader In Bay Ridge
Bensonhurst

Betty Anne Canizio, BOE Official Suspended Over Voter Purge, Still Running For District Leader In Bay Ridge

Betty Anna Canizio with former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes (Source: Facebook)Betty Anne Canizio — the Board Of Elections (BOE) official who was suspended in the aftermath of the purge of registered Brooklyn voters [/thousands-of-brooklyn/#.VzDADKODGko] revealed during New York’s presidential primary — has no intention of ending her campaign

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