The readers of Brooklyn Heights Blog have spoken – they’re backing challenger/ Brooklyn Heights resident Stephen Pierson in the NYC Council D33 Democratic primary.
This is the second time, BHB readers have chosen to endorse an opponent of (now incumbent) Steve Levin. Four years ago they chose another Brooklyn Heights resident, Doug Biviano, as their choice in the “Herd for the 33rd”.
This time around, the “Stevie Wonders“, have thrown barbs at each other based upon finances and other issues. The tip of Pierson’s spear has been Levin’s relationship with disgraced NYS Assembly member (and now council candidate) Vito Lopez. The key endorsements announced by Pierson last month were led by a list of those firmly in the anti-Lopez camp: Pierson’s advisor Chris Owens, Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, Democratic State Committeewoman Jo Anne Simon and New Kings Democrats President Alex Low.
The final results: