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New Kings Democrats Demonstrate Against Vito, but Get Crushed in Committee

As previously announced, the New Kings Democrats held a rally early this evening, prior to the meeting of the Kings County Democratic Committee, on the steps of Borough Hall. In the clip above, NKD President Matt Cowherd introduces Lincoln Restler, candidate for male district leader in the 50th Assembly District (ballots are still being counted […]

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New Kings Democrats Plan Anti-Vito Protest This Evening

This in from New Kings Democrats: Immediately prior to the Brooklyn Democratic Party’s biennial meeting, elected officials, good government advocates, members of New Kings Democrats, and dozens of protesters will lay out their 3 point platform for reform in Brooklyn’s Democratic Party on the steps of Brooklyn’s Borough Hall. Members will then walk over to […]

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County Boss Vito Lopez Faces Challenge in Brooklyn Heights Monday

Assembly Member Vito Lopez, leader of the Kings County (Brooklyn) Democratic Party organization, stung by the defeat of his hand-picked candidates Hope Reichbach and Stephen Williamson for district leaderships in the 52nd Assembly District, as well as by the disclosure of the exorbitant salaries received by his campaign treasurer and his girlfriend as officers of […]

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Millman Easy Winner in Assembly Race

Incumbent Assembly Member Joan Millman easily withstood a challenge from Heights resident Doug Biviano to win the Democratic nomination for the 52nd Assembly District. With all precincts reporting, according to NY1, Millman has 6,828 votes, or 73.59% of the total, to Biviano’s 2,450, or 26.41%. In other significant local races, PolitickerNY reports that incumbent female […]

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Update on Park Board Appointments: Lopez Aide Left Off Mayor’s List

The list of appointments to the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation’s Board of Directors, released yesterday by Mayor Bloomberg’s office, did not include a last minute addition by City Council Member Stephen Levin, who represents the 33rd District, which includes Brooklyn Heights. New York Daily News: When the new city-run Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation’s board was […]

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