County Committee member addressing the chair. (Photo credit: Kadia Goba/Bklyner_Hundreds of people showed up to see “democracy in action” Thursday night at the Democratic Kings County Committee meeting but instead left more confused and with the same old, same old, including the re-election of County Chair Frank Seddio.
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 revealed during New York’s presidential primary — has no intention of ending her campaign for committeewoman
Mercedes Narcisse announcing her candidacy for the 19th Senate District. (Photo: Mercedes Narcisse / Facebook)A turf war is underway for control of East Brooklyn’s State Senate seat. Mercedes Narcisse, a businesswoman and registered nurse, will challenge newly elected Senator Roxanne Persaud in the upcoming September Democratic Primary, the Observer
State Senator John Sampson, facing three primary challengers and multiple federal corruption charges, has the backing of Brooklyn’s top Democrat even as his reelection chances look bleak. The influential chair of the Kings County Democratic Committee, Frank Seddio, says that the organization is not formally backing the embattled pol.
And they’re off! The race for the 48th District of the City Council, currently occupied by term-limited Councilman Michael Nelson, officially kicked off yesterday as 45th Assembly District Leader Ari Kagan became the first candidate to officially throw his hat in the ring. But it wasn’t without drama.
Facebook via PolitickerNY.comThey come in threes now. Another candidate has stepped forward with the intention of running for Councilman Lew Fidler’s City Council seat, says Politicker NY. “If the seat opens, I will be contesting it,” Ivrol Hines, the publisher of the New York City Liberal Liberty Star,