In advance of the Brooklyn Heights Blog’s presentation September 2 of one of the few public discussions on the 52nd Assembly District Race, an important political contest in New York City this year, the BHB sat down with longtime Cobble Hill resident Jo Anne Simon to discuss her candidacy for the seat that outgoing Assembly […]
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In advance of the Brooklyn Heights Blog’s presentation September 2 of one of the few public discussions on the 52nd Assembly District Race, an important political contest in New York City this year, we sat down with longtime Heights resident Doug Biviano to discuss his second attempt to capture the seat that outgoing Assembly Member […]
NY1 has posted the first part of its debate between the Democratic candidates for the 52nd Assembly District held on Monday (8/26) night.
Brooklyn Heights resident Doug Biviano (BHB Ten ’09), a candidate on the ballot in September 9 Democratic primary election for the 52nd Assembly District seat being vacated by Joan Millman, reports that after initially being excluded, he has now been invited to participate in an upcoming debate for candidates that will be televised live on […]
Elections Are Not Coronations: Brooklyn Heights Blog to Host 52nd Assembly Debate with Democratic Candidates
In case you hadn’t noticed, there are several Democratic candidates vying for the nomination in the 52nd Assembly District. Since this is Brownstone Brooklyn, the Democratic nominee is generally the de facto winner of the general election (Hey is there a GOP candidate? No, seriously is there one?).
So what are we going to do about it? Hold a debate!
Enjoy the official press release here:
Three Democrats are lining up to win the party’s nomination to succeed Joan Millman in the 52nd AD, which covers Brooklyn Heights. Millman announced her retirement from the Assembly earlier this year. First up is Jo Anne Simon, the Democratic District Leader for the 52nd AD, who has a long history of civic activity. She […]
Over the weekend, many Brooklyn Heights residents who usually vote at the under-construction P.S. 8 received a postcard telling them that their polling place was now 250 Cadman Plaza West and not 38 Water Street in DUMBO as announced earlier. Also in the mail that day (at least for us) was a letter from […]
Brooklyn Democratic boss/ Assemblyman Vito Lopez abused his power in a suit against a political opponent according to claims published by the Brooklyn Paper. Citizens Union Executive Director Dick Dadey calls Lopez’s behavior “mind-boggling”:
BHB Guest Post by Doug Biviano, Candidate for New York State Assembly I love our Brownstone neighborhoods, the American system of democracy and our free press. Like you, I am outraged that our state leaders have hijacked our state government to use for their own self-interests, which include, above all, getting reelected. That is why […]
The flap regarding President Obama’s reported desire for our “accidental” Governor David Paterson to step aside in next year’s election continues with our gal in the State Assembly Joan Millman weighing in. Here’s the speculation about the horse trading allegedly going on – Paterson bows out, and Andrew Cuomo runs against Rudy Giuliani, thereby saving […]
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