Archive | Election09 RSS feed for this section

Biv Keeps Swingin’ for Health Care

Bay Ridge congressman Rep. Mike McMahon got an earful on health care at a Town Hall meeting last night in his district.  Among those in attendance, Brooklyn Heights resident and former NYC Council Candidate Doug Biviano: Brooklyn Paper: Perhaps the most climatic moment came when failed City Council candidate Doug Biviano — who recently lost his […]

Read full story · Comments { 1 }

Liu’s Triumphsky Over Yassky

Queens Councilmember John Liu won the Democratic nomination for Comptroller, beating out Brooklyn Heights resident/our Councilmember David Yassky in a run-off election tonight. With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Liu trumped Yassky, 56 to 44 percent. Only 227,489 votes were cast in the race, less than 10 percent of the city’s registered Democrats, according to […]

Read full story · Comments { 13 }

Levin: I Owe It All to Vito

City Hall reports on “40 Under 40: The Next Political Leaders of New York” in its latest issue.  Among them our new man in the NYC Council, 28 year old Steve Levin.  Sure, the election isn’t until November but his “opponent” – we think it’s Conservative Party candidate Elizabeth Tretter –  is nowhere to be […]

Read full story · Comments { 2 }

The Homer Fink Show Rewind – David Yassky

In case you missed it last Spring, here’s a special edition of The Homer Fink Show taped at David Yassky’s Blogger Breakfast in May  (thanks to Michael DD White for the audio).  The NYC Comptroller Democratic run-off is tomorrow.

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
Marc Hermann/BHB

NY Observer on Doug Biviano

He may have lost the Democratic primary in 33rd NYC Council District, but Doug Biviano’s campaign is still getting attention.  The New York Observer weighs in on the Brooklyn Heights resident’s outsider campaign this week where Biviano draws praise from an unlikely source:

Read full story · Comments { 12 }

Yassky Slapskys Liu in New TV Spotsky

Our man in the NYC Council /Democratic candidate for comptroller / Brooklyn Heights resident David Yassky comes out swinging against his run-off opponent John Liu in a new TV ad.  Amid concerns that the ethnic vote will be crucial in Tuesday’s election,  the Yassky team attempts to point out some alleged inconsistencies in Liu’s rhetoric.

Read full story · Comments { 7 }

Yassky Makes Pitchsky to YP4Csky

Gotta love the internets, it’s a series of tubes y’know.  Well we found this heartwarming video of NYC Comptroller candidate/ Our man in the NYC Council/ Brooklyn Heights resident  David Yassky pitching members of the Young Profressionals United for Change (somehow aka YP4C, shouldn’t it be YPUFC… on second thought maybe not).  And please make […]

Read full story · Comments { 1 }

Katzsky Backskys Yassky

Our man in the NYC Council and run-off candidate for the Democratic nomination in the race for comptroller, David Yassky,  has been endorsed by primary opponent Council Member Melinda Katz (D-29). The Yassky campaign provides us with this quote from Katz:  “I enthusiastically endorse David Yassky because he will bring honesty and integrity to the […]

Read full story · Comments { 9 }

Steve the Machine Celebrates Victory – At Vito’s Clubhouse!

The Brooklyn Paper’s Ben “I May Not be the Beloved Mike McLaughlin but Love Me Anyway” Muessig got the skinny on Steve “the Machine” Levin’s Democratic primary victory party last night… in the 34th NYC Council District! Brooklyn Paper: Levin, the hand-picked candidate of the county Democratic Party leader Vito Lopez, spoke to our reporter […]

Read full story · Comments { 36 }

Yassky and Liu in Run-Offsky

Our man in the NYC Council / Brooklyn Heights resident David Yassky is headed to a run off against fellow Councilmember John Liu in the NYC Comptroller Democratic primary.  Neither received the 40% necessary to receive the nomination.   The winner of the run-off election on September 29 will face Republican candidate Joseph Mendola in November.

Read full story · Comments { 25 }