Earlier this week, we reported on accusations made by political consultant Chris Owens’ on behalf of NYC council D-33 hopeful Stephen Pierson. Owens claimed that incumbent Steve Levin was attempting to knock the challenger off the ballot.
Levin quickly responded personally to BHB on Tuesday saying that his campaign had made a routine review of Pierson’s petitions and that, “The review is now complete and we found no basis to file a formal challenge.”
Pierson tweeted a statement this afternoon:
— stephen pierson (@pierson4council) July 18, 2013