Photo via Josue Pierre’s office.FLATBUSH – This morning Democratic District Leader for the 42nd Assembly District Josue Pierre announced that he will be running for the 21st Senate District seat against incumbent Senator Kevin Parker. “Ever since I came to America, I’ve seen the power of our communities
Salazar, center, will be interviewed tonight in Bushwick about her primary challenge for State Senate (Via Salazar for Senate [https://salazarforsenate.com/])BUSHWICK – Following the success of Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez’s upset win in New York’s 14th Congressional District, attention is suddenly on upstart primary challenges from Democratic Socialists—like
Photo by Park Slope StoopTuesday, September 13 is New York’s Primary Elections. Polls will be open from 6am – 9pm. Our coverage area has variation depending on exactly where you live. To get detailed information based on your exact address, visit Voter’s Edge New York [http://votersedge.nyccfb.info/
Councilman Mark Treyger and Chris Mccreight (Photos: Facebook)Thirty-three activists, advocates, and community leaders from Bay Ridge to Brighton Beach endorsed Councilman Mark Treyger for Democratic district leader in the 46th Assembly District today. The group, which crossed ethnic, geographic and issue-based constituencies, include seven clergy and members of the
Photo courtesy of Kate CuccoDemocratic State Assembly candidate Kate Cucco [http://www.bensonhurstbean.com/2016/05/cucco-announces-candidacy-46th-assembly-district/#.V5D5oZOAOko] has been interested in public service since she was a child in her native Ohio, when she often tagged along with her grandfather to United Steelworkers Union [http://www.usw.org/] events.
Photo by winmac [https://www.flickr.com/photos/winmac/92847877/]/FlickrHeads up, neighbors! Primary Day is tomorrow, September 10, and we’ve compiled some information to make exercising your right to vote as easy as possible. Remember, you are only eligible to vote tomorrow if you are a registered member
[/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Cuomo-primary1.jpg]Photo via Governor Andrew Cuomo [https://www.flickr.com/photos/governorandrewcuomo/15003557060/] After what a number of outlets reported to be an abysmal turnout at the polls yesterday (including anecdotes from neighbors saying they saw very few, if any, fellow voters at their poll
Over the holiday weekend, we were able to watch the political debate that Brooklyn Independent Media [http://bricartsmedia.org/community-media/brooklyn-independent-media] aired last week with the candidates running for the 42nd Assembly District (which covers Ditmas Park, Midwood, and Flatbush): Michele Adolphe [http://www.micheleadolphe.com/], Rodneyse Bichotte [http://www.
Council Members Jumaane Williams, Vincent Gentile Jumaane Williams and Letitia James. Source: The offices of Vincent GentileThe latest initiative from Council Members Jumaane Williams, Letitia James and Vincent Gentile is a victory for those with bad eyesight. Councilman Gentile called on the Board of Elections to correct a problem he